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The war for the future of mental health is being fought in schools

The US has seen a boom in demand for student surveillance software to protect children from harmful behaviour. The rest of the world needs to start thinking about its ramifications for our children - and the larger future of mental health.

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🎂 Happy anniversary, bizarre Covid dreams

Covid changed the way we dream. What lies ahead?

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Explained: Mental health's catastrophic cash problem

The theme for this year's World Mental Health Day is inequality. Look no further than the flow of money into the sector.

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Maa's meat shelf

How we eat makes us who we are as much as what we eat.

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📯 This is it! Announcing Mission 1k - you decide our future

Mission 1k is a vital, slightly scary, and incredibly exciting campaign to reach 1,000 paying readers and make Sanity by Tanmoy financially sustainable.

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Let's talk: how to feel good about food again

Food was the only form of pleasure I allowed myself without guilt. I am afraid I am losing it, and I don't want to.

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🎧 Raw ep 4: How to talk to someone living through war

Psychiatrist and conflict medicine expert Joseph El-Khoury grew up in Lebanon during the country's bloody civil war. "It's not just about a country falling apart," he says of the tragedy in Afghanistan. "It's about people."

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🎧 "It's not just about a country falling apart. It's about people."

Step 1 of understanding mental health and trauma in conflict zones: People living through war don't just want to talk about war.

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Cybergrief has no unsubscribe button

My fantasy is to be able to choose my grief. I want to mark as spam all the grief in the world that I cannot handle. But grief born on the internet doesn't care for my fantasy.

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Let's talk: Has the mental health pendulum really swung too far?

Are we creating a culture where celebrating healing and recovery is ridiculed and demonised?

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Does diagnosis help or harm? Or, why we name our demons

Mental health diagnoses are often attacked for being unscientific, oppressive, and prone to abuse. But for many, they remain the only route to dignity and sanity.

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This is probably the wildest thing I've done in my life

👋🏾 Welcome to Sanity by Tanmoy's new home. Hope you like the view.