Language is everything to us as humans. Without language we could not communicate with one other through speech, in writing or even through our bodies. New parents eagerly await the first words their child will say, if only to finally understand the message their baby is sending through hours of nonstop crying! Our words and our … Continued
About Deshawna Dookie
Deshawna Dookie is an undergraduate psych student and a mental health advocate. Originally from the Toronto area, she has had her own experiences with mental health as well as being a supportive friend and supporter of others with similar experiences. She also has a personal interest in topics pertaining to the intersection of race and mental health. Throughout her own trials with mental health she discovered a number of holistic methods to dealing with mental health issues and is working towards sharing these ideas on her own website and blog. Until then you can follow her on Twitter and here on HMC's Supportive Minds Blog.