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Foreign Bodies is a mental well-being newsletter for immigrants and refugees with a mission to de-stigmatize vulnerability through storytelling. Our issues are free for the public and fully funded by paying subscribers. We need your support to do this.
On suicidal ideation, thoughts of suicide
On intergenerational trauma, embracing queerness
On passing the mic to Black immigrants, being an effective, anti-racist ally
On pill shaming and my personal experience with antidepressants
On being a blind, undocumented Latina—and how the public charge rule hurts disabled immigrants
On how to refocus on your own healing when you feel dismissed
When we mistake mental illness for jinn, espíritu and other nonhuman beings
On hairless beauty standards, PCOS in Indian womxn and the mental health connection
When you're living with a mental illness, what role does faith play?
On climate anxiety and the aching desire to protect the lands we remember
On immigrant survivor's guilt and the privilege of risk-taking
The influence of one's sense of belonging on mental well-being
On body shaming, internalized dysmorphia and cultural stigmas associated with weight
On masculinity in some immigrant communities
The stigma of autism in one South Asian community
On internalizing global tragedy
On escaping accent prejudice
How the myth and its racist roots affect immigrant mental health
One immigrant's struggle with seasonal depression
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