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Thelma Matilda Alves Foundation

Thelma Matilda Alves Foundation

By Thelma Matilda Alves Foundation

The Thelma Matilda Alves Foundation podcast aims to be a platform for black women to speak on their experiences with mental health and wellbeing.

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Instagram - @thelmamatildaalvesfoundation
Twitter - @ThelmaMatila

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Growing up dealing with your parents mental health

Thelma Matilda Alves FoundationJul 29, 2022

Navigating the Storm: The Cost of Living Crisis and its Impact on Mental Health

Navigating the Storm: The Cost of Living Crisis and its Impact on Mental Health

In today's episode, we delve deep into the pressing issue that's affecting millions around the world: the cost of living crisis. We explore not only the economic aspects of this crisis but also the often-overlooked toll it takes on mental health.

As the cost of living continues to soar, individuals and families are facing financial stressors like never before. From skyrocketing housing prices to the rising cost of essentials, many are finding it increasingly difficult to make ends meet. This financial strain has far-reaching consequences that extend beyond our wallets and into our minds.

Join us as we engage in a candid conversation about personal accounts of the impact of the cost of living crisis. We aim to shed light on the often hidden connections between financial stability and mental well-being.

As we navigate this storm of rising costs and its impact on mental health, it's crucial to come together, share stories, and find ways to support one another. Tune in to this episode to gain insight, find solace, and discover the resilience that can emerge when facing adversity head-on.

Join us on this important journey as we explore the intersection of economics and mental health, and together, seek solutions for a brighter future.

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Growing up dealing with your parents mental health

Growing up dealing with your parents mental health

In today's episode, our Chief Executive Officer Rayann Bryan is joined by Sabrina Allen to talk about growing up with a parent with mental health, growing up and racial trauma.

Thelma Matilda Alves Foundation is a mental health charity that is dedicated to preserving and protecting the mental and emotional wellbeing of women of African/Caribbean descent.

To find out more about the work of our charity check out our:




Also, please take some time to support Sabrina's businesses:

Botanical By Brina is a UK based independent beauty brand founded by Sabrina Allen, with the mission of helping people take care of themselves and the planet. Botanical By Brina has a range of handmade vegan friendly haircare, skincare and aroma products made with natural and organic ingredients.

Botanical By Brina is all about helping you to be the best version of yourself both inside and out. Helping you to make conscious choices. Helping you to live a sustainable life. Even better, 10% of profits go to helping black social enterprises and communities especially those centred around mental health.

Botanical By Brina

Instagram: @botanicalbybrina

Twitter: @botanicalbybri

Facebook: botanicalbybrina

SaSha's Handmade Gifts sells hand knitted heart shaped cushions on Etsy.

The gifts are ideal for friends, family, or for anyone to treat themselves. My slogan is “great gifts at great prices”.

SaSha’s Handmade Gifts


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