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Humility is driven into you as a trainee. I tempered my expertise for so long that I didn't even tweet until after my postdoc.

Well, dagnabbit, I AM AN EXPERT on #racism, #BlackMentalHealth, + #TheTalk, and of my 40+ (!!!) media appearances last month, here are my #TopTen faves:
And what about police tactics worsening #PublicHealth during the protests? Check out my commentary here in this @FastCompany piece:

fastcompany.com/90512773/will-…
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2 years ago, I submitted my doctoral thesis, entitled “What are adult mental health services doing to improve outcomes for Black service users? A mixed method analysis of Black Psychologists’ perspectives and UK mental health trust data” read it here: repository.uel.ac.uk/download/b0988…
The results were disturbing, but unsurprising. I also found the process of carrying out the research, the write up and the viva extremely traumatic.
Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting some content, which will give you bite size chunks about my work/ findings, and experiences. But I’m the meantime if you read (some or all of) the full length version, please tweet/DM me your thoughts.
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Worked with colleagues to brainstorm ideas about what we as educators can do. I have designed and created a resource that schools could use to support students, black students in particular. Please share and use! #edutwitter #antiracism #BlackMentalHealth #BlackLivesMattter ImageImageImage
Here's a version without the date! 😊 Image
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What is #PTSD and how does it differ from racial stress and trauma?
2. PTSD is a mental *disorder* (remember this) that is caused by experiencing a traumatic event. Our diagnostic manual is very specific about what types of events are considered traumatic...
3. I won’t go through an exhaustive list, but basically traumatic events are considered ones in which your life is threatened or you experience sexual violence, witness something like this happen to someone else, or hear about this happening to someone *close to you*...
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Here's my latest* update to my vetted collection of Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness hashtags. Please share it!

Thank you :-) Graffiti background. Foreground in black letters on a  white background to the left reads “Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness Hashtags”<br />
This collection is current as of 01.30.20, previous Twitter update 09.11.19.

There's a PDF version coming up this weekend, to be posted to my Kofi profile. I'll add the link toward the end when it goes up, after the questions, where you can also sign up for email updates.
This version has added

- community suggestions,
- mental health hashtags,
- Medical crowdfunding hashtags,
- and a section for cancer-related hashtags.
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Here’s my latest update to the list of Twitter #Disability & #ChronicIllness Hashtags.

- previous update 02.24.19 -

Please share it! Thank you. :-)

@ImageAltText Graffiti background. Foreground in white letters on a  red background to the left reads “Twitter Disability and Chronic Illness Hashtags”
There will be a PDF version up for download on my Ko-fi, likely tomorrow morning. The link is at the end.
Hashtags For Personal Narratives.

These hashtags are for sharing your stories & experiences. Also good for crowdsourcing solutions.

#InvisibleIllness
#MySpoons
#MyPainDay
#ShareOurPain
#ShareOurStories
#SpoonieStories
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