Advertisement
Culture

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.

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.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Bigger Issues need bigger solutions

Big Issue Group is creating new solutions through enterprise to unlock opportunities for the 14.5 million people living in poverty to earn, learn and thrive. Big Issue Group brings together our media and investment initiatives as well as a diverse and pioneering range of new solutions, all of which aim to dismantle poverty by creating opportunity. Learn how you can change lives today.

Recommended for you

Read All
PIP assessments are no laughing matter. Or are they?
Theatre

PIP assessments are no laughing matter. Or are they?

Richard Osman: ‘I’m not that smart’
interview

Richard Osman: ‘I’m not that smart’

LFF eats the rich: 7 films tackling inequality at the London Film Festival 2022
London Film Festival

LFF eats the rich: 7 films tackling inequality at the London Film Festival 2022

30 years on, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is still the most beautiful film committed to celluloid
Film

30 years on, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is still the most beautiful film committed to celluloid

Most Popular

Read All
How much will the Queen's funeral cost?
1.

How much will the Queen's funeral cost?

The internet's best reactions as Kwasi Kwarteng cuts taxes and lifts the cap on bankers' bonuses
2.

The internet's best reactions as Kwasi Kwarteng cuts taxes and lifts the cap on bankers' bonuses

From benefit claimants to bankers: Here’s what the mini-budget means for your pay packet
3.

From benefit claimants to bankers: Here’s what the mini-budget means for your pay packet

5 ways anti-homeless architecture is used to exclude people from public spaces
4.

5 ways anti-homeless architecture is used to exclude people from public spaces

To mark our new Arctic Monkeys exclusive interview, we’ve picked out some of our best band and musician interviews from the past, featuring Arctic Monkeys (2018), When Jarvis met Bowie, The Specials, Debbie Harry and more. Sign up to our mailing list to receive your free digital copy.