Tag Archives: mental health

Growing up Black in Cumbria. Racism and My Mental Health

Author: Sarah Saunders It is mental health awareness week and the theme this year is ‘Connecting with Nature’.  The last twelve months have been challenging for everyone and prioritising mental health and wellbeing has never been more important. Over the past few months, I have been forced to confront and reflect on my own mental […]

Jeremy Wisten – Gone too Soon

We are saddened to learn of the passing of former Manchester City academy player Jeremy Wisten. He had just turned 18 years old. Rest in eternal peace young king.  Our thoughts are with his family and friends.   Jeremy was born in Malawi, coming to the UK when he was just a baby, living in […]

How to have a conversation about mental health with your parent from a different culture

Author: Chimwemwe Chirwa It’s World Mental Health Day today and we want to share with you my story of being a black person with a lifelong mental health condition. This a deeply personal story but one that needs to be told so others can feel free to talk about their mental health without stigma. At […]