Tag Archives: Mental

Insecure’s Nathan reminds us that Black men are allowed to struggle with mental health too

Kendrick Sampson is pictured in a screenshot of “Insecure.” I liked Nathan from the moment he and his Southern drawl hopped into Issa’s party Lyft. I was over him when he got ghost. Then forgave him when he came back with the clutch block party plug. Since his debut in season 3, something about Nathan’s… Read More »

I’m worried the mental health of parents is under threat. Yesterday I Googled ‘is it postnatal depression or pandemic?’

Animals in captivity often display repetitive functionless behaviours. Watching my six-year-old pace the yard last week I felt a palpable grief for what he is going through. It reminded me of a haggard tiger I once saw in a zoo – not a place I think I’ll ever feel right visiting again after lockdown. he… Read More »

The Coronavirus Impact on American Life, Part 2 – Our Mental Health

As the coronavirus pandemic’s curve of infected Americans ratchets up in the U.S., people are seeking comfort from listening to Dolly Parton’s bedtime stories, crushing on Dr. Anthony Fauci’s science-wrapped-with-empathy, and streaming the Tiger King on Netflix. These and other self-care tactics are taking hold in the U.S. as most people are “social distancing” or… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JANUARY 3, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

A Call to Action: Screening Fathers for Perinatal Depression. Walsh TB, Davis RN, Garfield C.  Pediatrics. 2020 Jan;145(1).  Preventing Postpartum Depression With Mindful Self-Compassion Intervention: A Randomized Control Study. Guo L, Zhang J, Mu L, Ye Z.  J Nerv Ment Dis. 2019 Dec 18.  Compared with the control group, the intervention group showed significant improvement… Read More »