More than a third of BME staff polled have been bullied, abused or experienced racial discrimination by their employer. Figures from Trades Unions Congress show the sad reality of a work environment faced by BME staff, which goes to show the need for more support groups to be able to empower and support. Work is…Details
Generation Reform are planning their first mental health event in West Yorkshire. We are currently in pre planning and have some exciting guest speakers we are hoping to attend discussing the mental health stigmas in BME communities. The event is set to empower and shatter the stigmas so stay tuned as we plan to make…Details
I got invited by BBC Look North to be interviewed re:mental health stigmas within BME communities, i tend to say no to video interviews as I’m so self conscious but I had to bite the bullet for the sake of raising awareness and hopefully people can relate to my views taken (this will be aired…Details
Generation Reform is starting a campaign and we want to tackle those stereotypes set out in society about mental health and challenge them! We are appealing for volunteers to to help us. How? Read on and I’ll let you know how you can help. If you are a professional who has and is working in…Details
Last week I was blessed enough to be approached by CapitalFM who wanted to hear more about my journey.
Stay tuned as I will update you guys on the interview.
One of the many reasons to creating my mental health workshops was to target those hard to reach BME communities that required an opportunity to create an open dialogue. Today I talk about the Hijab and the mental health issues stemmed from wearing the hijab. There may be a link to mental health issues when…Details
Dr. Asim Hussain, chairman of Ziauddin Group of Hospitals in Karachi, and former Advisor of Prime Minister for Ministry of Oil and Natural Resources in Pakistan revealed that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of the late Benazir Bhutto has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Benazir was and still is one of the most iconic Pakistani female…Details
This is not about religion it’s a discussion about culture and misconceptions of mental health. We do not want to confuse religion with culture at all. With religion it’s all about certain teachings and my views about culture is creating a whole community based on expectations. For this video I really wanted to touch upon…Details
Anxiety can be the biggest flaw and can completely ruin your whole day! But don’t worry I have your back on this! I have suffered from anxiety and social anxiety for over ten years! When I was a teenager, the thought of heart palpitations, sweaty palms, nauseous and dizziness completely stopped me at times from…Details
Does someone’s culture play a part in how you view their mental health concerns? Someone’s culture expectations play a big part in mental health and this can affect their treatment. A health care professional should understand someone’s cultural differences before treating them as this lack of understanding can affect someones treatment. Please watch this video,…Details