Bold Beautiful Borderline

Mental Health in the Global South (feat. Candice)

January 22, 2023 Sara Amundson & Laurie Edmundson
Bold Beautiful Borderline
Mental Health in the Global South (feat. Candice)
Show Notes

Candice Alaska (IG: @understandingbpd and @candicealaska) a mental health advocate who uses an anti-oppression lens in her advocacy. She joins the podcast to share her perspective of mental health as a person of South Asian heritage from Trinidad and Tobago, what advocacy looks like in the Global South, and how western imperialism has pathologized people with strong cultural groundings without considering culture in how mental illness is treated. 

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