December 22, 2017
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Black Masculinity and Stress in Young Black Men

Ruqqaiyah Adia wanted to gain more insight into the stresses that young black men face today in everyday life and in the workplace. She held an […]
January 15, 2021
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Mental Health Service Launched for Young Adults in Hackney

Happy, healthy black people in Hackney. Whatever it takes, we’re here for it. Pandemic life has well and truly taken its toll on us, mentally, physically […]
January 15, 2021

An Interview on Self-love: Relationships Chat

Mira Kolluri from IRIE Mind writes about self love and relationships from the perspective of how we set aside stereotypes and notions of self that exist […]
February 15, 2021
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Mind Over Matter: how I used mindfulness to overcome anxiety

TESTIMONIAL: Clive was at the point where he was ready to try anything to deal with the anxiety that was stalling his life. Read his story […]
February 15, 2021

A Gentle Guide to Restarting Life in the Real World After Covid

For most of us, having been in lockdown on and off during an eighteen-month period has noticeably affected our usual habits. Socialising isn’t what it once […]
February 15, 2021

The Truth Behind Young Black Men and Suicide in the UK

What particular stressors, life events or outside pressures affect under 35-year-old black men in the UK? Since 2003, Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day is recognised around the world to raise awareness and […]
March 15, 2021

The Spirit of Intimacy and Mental Well-being in a Modern World

When it comes to surviving lockdown, I don’t know if my story is average. As a single woman, there are obvious pros and cons to having […]
March 15, 2021
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Born Different? The Moment That Changed the Way I Saw the World

A young mixed-race woman shares her story of growing up in the UK, between the inner city of London and Norfolk, East Anglia. Racial abuse became […]
October 2, 2021

Welcome to Chat Works Hackney

A dedicated interactive digital space for mental wellness in the black community Welcome to the Chat Works digital platform. A space for conversation that makes a […]