SELebral's PodcastAug 23, 2020
The Fault In Our Narratives II: Individualised perspectives of mental health
In their conversation about the second fault, Jeremiah Morelock tells Ayesha Hussain why thinking of mental health as an individual's issue is wrong and misleading.
The Fault In Our Narratives I: Unhealthy focus on illness and disease
A Bollywood celebrity’s death has once again sparked conversations around mental health on social media; about the urgency to deal with the subject, about the need to take it seriously, about treating mental illness like any other physical illness, about everyone suddenly having become an expert and so on. There shouldn’t be an ounce of doubt that the conversation around mental health does need to happen, but the discourse needs to be an informed one so that pitfalls that harm the cause of its awareness and advocacy can be avoided.