“Every time I think my body is getting used to this kind of work, I feel absolutely shattered again.”
“I can't keep the tears in”
Recent reports suggest a rise in users badly damaging their noses after repeated use. Feeling queasy? Too right.
A record six million UK adults were prescribed antidepressants last year for circumstances that one psychotherapist believes “drugs were never meant to treat”. But after a decade of government cuts to mental health services and three national lockdowns, what's the alternative?
Many Black Britons have been denied the privilege of high quality and fair mental health services for too long. Black Minds Matter is the charity fighting back by connecting Black therapists to Black individuals for free.