This Black History Month (October 2022) and World Mental Health Day (10 October 2022) edition of the Re:search Re:imagined podcast, Dr Dung Jidong, a researcher in the Department of Psychology at NTU discusses the racial bias and discrimination facing black people in the UK when it comes to receiving mental health support, and how this affects African and Caribbean mothers in particular. Dung discusses why these prejudices exist, and how his research is helping to support new mothers through postnatal depression and anxiety.
This podcast may contain content that some listeners may find distressing. Listener caution advised.
To find more about Dung’s research, you can follow him on Twitter, @dungjidong.
To learn more about the 2nd International African and Caribbean Mental Health Conference, please visit the website.