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BetterPod: Hussain Manawer on how society can be better for our mental health

Hussain Manawer joined BetterPod for an emotional conversation about coping with grief, and building a society that’s better for our mental wellbeing.

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Hussain Manawer talks mental health on BetterPod.

After losing his mum suddenly in 2017, Hussain Manawer struggled with depression. But through the support of his family and friends – and the power of poetry – he found a way through. His global fanbase now includes the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry.

He joined Laura Kelly and Naomi Forbes on BetterPod for an emotional conversation about tackling grief, and building a society that’s better for our mental wellbeing.

A warning for listeners: we discuss issues around suicide in this podcast.

BetterPod is brought to you by The Big Issue’s Future Generations team. Through the Future Generations team, we offer a platform for exciting young journalists from underrepresented backgrounds to address the biggest issues facing us today.

Listen here, or at your podcast platform of choice.

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