Mental health is often ignored or dismissed in many African homes and spaces, even when it is one of the most vital aspects of people’s well being.
Many people, including celebrities, have struggled with mental health, and have been raising awareness about how important it is to create space for discussions about this topic, usually considered taboo.
For our poetic edition today, we bring you some poems that highlight depression.
Nayo Jones – Healing
This is what it Feels like to be Depressed
Akeemjamal Rollins – Suicide Note
Muna Abdulahi – Explaining Depression to a Refugee
Brave New Voices – Baltimore ‘Black Depression’