Episode 31: Mental health in Black African communities with Deanson Senda

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Deanson is one of HeadStart Wolverhampton’s School Support Coordinators, and works with school students and staff in two of HeadStart target areas in the city: Bilston East; and All Saints, Blakenhall, Parkfields and Ettingshall.

Deanson was born in Zimbabwe, and has studied and worked in mental health in several African countries before moving to the UK and Wolverhampton. In this podcast conversation we discuss a wide range of topics, including: perceptions of mental health in Black African communities, and the impact of racism on mental health.

We hope you find the show to be an interesting listen. As always, please drop us a line @HeadStartFM or submit a comment below with any thoughts!

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