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To never ever having a single word ever taken on board.

As you can hear @MindCharity directed me to @LSNSW_President to be treated the very same way as all have done.
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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:…
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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:…
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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