Culture

Stories on the intersection of mental health and culture.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Bigotry is not a mental illness. And mental illness is not a prop for outrage.

Equating hate and bigotry with mental illness violates the humanity of people who live with mental illness.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Grief is not a disorder. Even if it is 'prolonged'.

Unfortunately, there is no diagnosis that can outlaw injustice.

Tanmoy Goswami
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War, trauma, hope

How to talk to humans who lived through war; community trauma; war and children, and a Hiroshima survivor speaks.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Dependence

Seeking care does not mean writing off our right to know what that care consists of.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Hello from the other side

I'm trying to find words, because I don't know what else I can do.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Long Covid is making people want to kill themselves

We need to stop pretending this is not happening.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Do you share your therapist with friends?

It's a personal, moral, and ethical question but also a universal, political, and economic one.

Tanmoy Goswami
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The fascinating, untold story of #MentalHealth Twitter

What can Twitter's new CEO do to take forward one of the platform's most compelling but unsung legacies?

Tanmoy Goswami
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Your therapist is a chameleon. How does that make you feel?

Therapy's great promise was constancy. Not any more.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Healing history

A new history of mental health care exhumes a long-forgotten chapter of colonial rule.

Angi Yoder-Maina
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Trauma is a planetary emergency, not a personal problem

A community battered by trauma is like a cracked cup. Whatever resources you pour into will leak out.

Isabelle Roughol
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People of no nation

Who are you when no nation claims you? Millions of stateless people navigate life unrecognised by any country. They are the literal citizens of nowhere.