Following on from this week’s earlier post on the importance of putting a spotlight on mental health in men, Chama Kay shares with his experiences of struggling with mental illness and navigating the system, culture, and patriarchal expectations along with it. Suicide is the sole largest killer of British men under the age of 24, … More The Black Man and his Black Dog
In a bid to break the silence surrounding mental illness in Cambridge, Ifeyinwa Frederick and Josh Simons have decided to put the topic at the heart of their new immersive theatre production, Grey Matters. For the first time, mental illness will take centre stage in a student production at the prestigious university and as opening … More FEATURE: ‘Grey Matters’
As women in the West who still struggle to reach equality with our male peers, it can be easy to forget that many of our sisters living in developing countries are still deprived of the most basic rights and amenities that we so often take for granted. Some still struggle to get an education, to … More Born The ‘Wrong’ Gender: Women in East Africa
Depression affects both men and women, but more women than men are likely to be diagnosed with the illness in any given year according to recent studies, including the National Comorbidity Survey. Trying to describe what depression feels like to an outsider can be challenging. In this post, Naomi Maxwell explores depression in women and … More Untitled.