NYAC – A Case for Mental Health Advocacy

The Ladies of NYAC are joined by Sara Jean-Philippe (@Sjnphil), a mental health counselor, as we talk mental health in our communities. We discuss harmful stereotypes, self-harm warning signs, effects of past trauma on mental health, and how we can be better mental health advocates.

• Robin Hammond’s Condemned Series – www.robinhammond.co.uk/condemned-men…es-in-crisis/
• Forming a joint dialogue about mental health – ethnobiomed.biomedcentral.com/articles/1…015-0075-6
• Mental Health Policy Development in Africa – www.who.int/bulletin/archives/78(4)475.pdf
• Mental Healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa – www.rand.org/blog/2015/03/menta…ca-challenges.html

Reading/Watching/Listening to
• Susannah Cahalan’s Brain on Fire
• Ama Ata Aidoo’s Changes: A Love Story
• Buchi Emecheta’s Second-Class Citizen
• Siana Bangura’s Elephant
• Siana Bangura’s Elephant book launch highlight reel: www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTdhw28abLs
• Ndani TV’s Youtube Series Skinny Girl in Transit: www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBYN7uU9mpE
• Ndani TV’s Rumor Has It – www.youtube.com/watch?v=jw4b1yLZOoE
• WanaWana’s Room 313: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB…P5bvES-5hYThAxj7E

This episode was mixed by Ifeoluwa Olokode and theme song is Ayo by Femi Leye

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