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A mental health and well-being newsletter for immigrants and refugees from @fizapirani, inspired by @CarterFellows. Subscribe: https://t.co/1B33bKAQQu 💌

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Twitter! Who are some of your favorite immigrant authors? I'm especially interested in reading more generational no… https://t.co/3poCp3z7Nz
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽"'He lost his job and we have all of these bills... of course he’s depressed,' Mummy said. 'He’ll be better soon. I… https://t.co/f31fw9dKDG"The stories presented in the exhibit are important in the present day and let writers tell their own unique storie… https://t.co/rFKGnuLiacVida Alegre was founded in Mexico City by Samantha Flores, an 87-year-old transgender woman. Nothing similar exists… https://t.co/TGWFo5t1EO
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽"Black parents can’t teach their kids a skill set they don’t have. Even those of us who could swim were not exempt… https://t.co/DpQGXsHCzlAre you a reporter or writer covering #mentalhealth or #mentalillness? Do you know someone who is? Let us know so w… https://t.co/278RagXjhJ
12/7
2019
In a study of crisis text lines and suicidality, @unisabana's @victorgap and co-author @szlykh found that these use… https://t.co/E18UgWNGHn
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽 @VICE @MarijuanaMoment @zoramag @Vanessa_KDeLuca ... and how immigrant parents define success differently from thei… https://t.co/2WTfLH3Njn
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Our paywall doesn't go up until next year, but we could still *really* use your support today. Have a few bucks to… https://t.co/tspoDfma0HRead some of our favorite stories from immigrants detailing their experiences with mental illness. And recommend yo… https://t.co/lVcUZxM4vtYou can find the #MondayMatter roundup archive on the official @4nbodies site, too! https://t.co/FLHm3Jt6Iv
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽I've read too many good stories this week so the next #MondayMatter (live 12/9) is already populated and ready to g… https://t.co/4RVIvUFHUh
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Are you thinking about starting therapy? Or don't know how to talk to your family about your depression? Are you st… https://t.co/nCWVspOcm6The irregular periods are certainly still cumbersome. But 12 years after being diagnosed with polycystic ovary synd… https://t.co/7iSyzJBKFQ
12/6
2019
https://t.co/Re4IPK3AKa https://t.co/7kMVfCGejwGreat work by @SouthAsianMH #SouthAsian #YouthMentalHealth ambassador Jashandeep - featured in @BCGovNews Ministry… https://t.co/Q553aUfhaS
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽 @SouthAsianMH @BCGovNews @DarcyJudy 🥰🥰🥰Q: Do I have to be an immigrant to join @4nbodies? A: Lol, what! No. Our issues center the immigrant experience, ye… https://t.co/BIPIr8mETFSicker black patients were seen as less worthy of care than healthier white patients, and in the data, 26% more bla… https://t.co/zoGyrEHqZO
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽In 3 days, we will mark the 1-year anniversary of the first death: 7-year-old Jakelin Caal. Who, until now, has b… https://t.co/3St9dAHzkT
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽“José's son was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder last year and has faced barriers to getting affor… https://t.co/aFEXf4GJKx“‘We’ve got to give him a chance,’ he parroted to my sisters and me, as we sat there, horrified.” From @anjoliroy:… https://t.co/7JpOlyzFnu @profpasha Linking the 11th issue of @4nbodies here if anyone feels Shaheen's story resonates: https://t.co/K8oKmh91FW
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Thank you for sharing this very personal and hard piece from a very bad period in my life. I wrote it then so that… https://t.co/ZPs8ZxbZmv
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽"Suicide is forbidden in Islam, I yelled at myself. Allah doesn’t burden a soul beyond that it can bear, the Quran… https://t.co/YDjGCBl4iU
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽The real barriers to Asian American mental health, and how patients and providers can better navigate them, in… https://t.co/aviJpCYRKo
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽"Nothing about my case, according to my doctor, indicated that I was in danger of dying anytime soon. Instead, what… https://t.co/uacMBERiS9“What’s happened? you ask. The worst thing that could, she replies.” When he runs into an old friend, a writer is… https://t.co/s6Kb5hH24H
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Border Patrol threw away migrants' belongings. A janitor saved and photographed them https://t.co/8UjiOSFXo4
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽APA has a long history of using psychological science to inform the courts on critical societal issues through amic… https://t.co/JFCgPdhcaG
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽I FEEL THIS -fp https://t.co/TUBkmVZe0cmy mom said i talked like a "white woman" this weekend and honestly i feel really weird about it! 1/4 https://t.co/mR8e0bWA9a
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Are you a reporter or writer covering #mentalhealth or #mentalillness? Do you know someone who is? Let us know so w… https://t.co/YpEmiSbkhV
12/5
2019
One of the (many) challenges of being a minority reporter is often times the community you represent expect you to… https://t.co/gLgvoZBTSi
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽 @LATBermudez @myriam_vidalv ♥️Today I fell apart. I've been witnessing a lot of injustice towards people I consider my own (women, LGBTQ, Latinos… https://t.co/WQub4dEhg7
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽To what degree PCOS influences your individual mental health and well-being depends on so. many. factors. Catch up… https://t.co/olJ9mZCbYJ
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Great thread @mitrakalita. AAF ‘s community education workshops help immigrants #TalkItOut and change the conversa… https://t.co/bgwT3KFseu
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽This #givingtuesday I also gave to @AAFederation for their advocacy work and to support their work on bringing ligh… https://t.co/VgJPhOKK64
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Our paywall doesn't go up until next year, but we could still *really* use your support today. Have a few bucks to… https://t.co/kYm3Kilf50Do you have a favorite book, collection of essays or poetry from an immigrant writer that you would recommend to so… https://t.co/VfHtC4FpONLike every @4nbodies issue, this one will be told with #foreignbodies in mind. I'm fascinated by the ancient origin… https://t.co/BmSRgyea6d
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽When we think #climatechange, we usually think of the future. But have we considered how it could upend our pasts?… https://t.co/OvG5icHtUF"It’s not a coincidence that the pressure for women to modify their body hair has risen in tandem with their libert… https://t.co/pc2MuBpRm7Working on the birthday issue of @4nbodies, out on #NewYearsEve 12/31. For Issue 13, I’m writing about the overall… https://t.co/0mTeS6thvm
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽You might not be seeing as many pretty walls and smiley photos from me, but trust me: I'm happier than I was back t… https://t.co/4XfktA0PMb
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽I wrote about it a few months ago. The guilt the confession forced me to sit in. https://t.co/RCQT55sjEU
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽December '17: In Asheville, against an Insta-worthy colorblocked wall, amid abrupt weight loss, with two of the mos… https://t.co/SDszZSn7C2
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Not sure if you want to subscribe to our monthly emails? Inbox overwhelmed with unread newsletters? We feel ya! Rea… https://t.co/CN06smUnB0"My mother warned me from posting on social media that I lived on my own and don’t I dare tell any extended family… https://t.co/ie8R9nzhyeDid you catch the latest issue of @4nbodies? @CarterCenter Fellow @fizapirani ('18-'19) delves into hairless beaut… https://t.co/zQWE4Y7wZO
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽"I thought if I were good enough, my example would make people see that their assumptions about Muslims and people… https://t.co/SAWTNFpux8Are you thinking about starting therapy? Or don't know how to talk to your family about your depression? Are you st… https://t.co/kq7ry2KpgRWe are committed to producing high-quality and authentic journalism about immigrants and refugees in Minnesota. It’… https://t.co/YJJ4OJ0sSr
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽The arrival (and revival) of Indian street food in Atlanta: https://t.co/Uq7C4k6txt
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽gah, thank you @SwedishCar850! 💌 your contribution means the world to us. https://t.co/sKJk4NdE6w
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Today is the 10th anniversary of my mother's passing. Please pray & think of her in any way you can. She was a trai… https://t.co/gavT6JQFHN
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽As Maine's students become more culturally and linguistically diverse, school leaders and educational communities m… https://t.co/j8LI8lpdDcUnder CA law, K-12 schools are prohibited from collecting info on students’ immigration status. But the law doesn’t… https://t.co/hGxSwPf1SoAs my last donation for #GivingTuesday I'll be making a donation to @4nbodies . Mental health is so so important a… https://t.co/eTFF0zqRbL
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12/4
2019
Playing around with @substack threads for the first time! Asked @4nbodies readers about their fave books, essays et… https://t.co/AtHJDG4nio
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽On #GivingTuesday, please consider donating to @AAJA -- a professional nonprofit dedicated to diversity and represe… https://t.co/XmfB8HBYXy
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽I spent the last few months assisting Dexter Filkins with research and translation for his latest @NewYorker piece.… https://t.co/CMSaKkhOSS
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽On #GivingTuesday, consider gifting my immigrant and refugee #mentalhealth newsletter @4nbodies a one-time donation… https://t.co/aRGTNx9n0D
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽I'm raising funds for the path-breaking my organization @AAFederation is doing to break the stigma around seeking m… https://t.co/bQtCG69OqC
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽“Because compassion is patriotic.” – M. from New York #GivingTuesday You can still make your donation today to… https://t.co/5YmPtR0fYh
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Meet 4 remarkable immigrant women who are establishing their lives in the U.S. with help from @rescueorg. For… https://t.co/KeswQoSi4z
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽This year, we got the government to release footage, photos, and documents that revealed stunning neglect in ICE de… https://t.co/tRJHu4wPq8
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽“We don't choose to be refugees—it's not a choice." For years, Divin, 28 and Nadine, 24, worried if their family wo… https://t.co/SMIkzPSlQG
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Months of practice, fear, failure, absorbing, becoming, believing in the message and never giving up. Watch… https://t.co/iT6JRTqMdS
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽“If we couldn’t begin telling our children this nation’s story, how could we ever speak to them about our personal… https://t.co/5sCn7EiucOThe myth of the model minority isn't just harmful to one minority. https://t.co/S1jeCeWwWE💌♥️ https://t.co/Al7fc0JfiX"Ama la, I know I have to serve the tea. Please don’t scold me;/My identity is unstable." Chime Lama for @aaww: https://t.co/Ff2qgfVHPw“In the Arabic poetic tradition, a poet who expresses grief over separation from a homeland—who writes home into ve… https://t.co/adxX1Il4rQImmigrant parents who come to the US often say, “‘My generation suffered so that my children and their children wou… https://t.co/0w6oWKDK2ESo the #ForbesUnder30 lists are out. Reminder that everyone is on their own path and age is nothing but a number ✌🏾
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Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽"In a remarkably short time, body hair became disgusting to middle-class American women, its removal a way to separ… https://t.co/LKnpnyqRlI @RESCUEorg @cvt_staff @emoryghi You can find tons of other resources and organizations related to immigrant and ref… https://t.co/F4uGtdousk
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽 @RESCUEorg @cvt_staff @emoryghi RIHWA's Refugee and Immigrant Health 2019 toolkit is a godsend for clinicians and p… https://t.co/UzKAJJNmfy
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽 @RESCUEorg @cvt_staff Consider getting involved with the @emoryghi's Refugee and Immigrant Health and Wellness Alli… https://t.co/wuXiZbQN4V
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽 @RESCUEorg + @cvt_staff in Georgia and beyond. The Center for Victims of Torture helps refugees and asylees heal th… https://t.co/EbUqRVsU6V
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Linking other wonderful resources and organizations worth donating to, if you're feeling especially giving today: F… https://t.co/zDIOGmU2XZ
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽On this #GivingTuesday, consider subscribing to or gifting a one-time donation to immigrant and refugee… https://t.co/UqeIdNRuOBHi yo, if you're able to give and looking for a good cause, this newsletter @4nbodies is a) what SO many folks need… https://t.co/xErwLzUQGS
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Kids of immigrants inherit our parents’ trauma but will never fully understand it, and that’s often overlooked in b… https://t.co/fRrTNaP6RQ“the notion that ‘therapy is for white people’ is perpetuated through mass media and cultural stereotypes.” —… https://t.co/EgSMUdWrFH
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽"In his generation and culture, you didn’t talk to a stranger about your personal issues. You just dealt with them… https://t.co/WPrDt431el"The impact of these policies is not only on DACA recipients themselves. It’s on entire families and communities.”… https://t.co/aVWoQ6hOT9I wish it was just the razor bumps and cuts from shaving I had to endure. The simplicity of a blade gliding and sli… https://t.co/HKdrvy4KdYAre you a reporter or writer covering #mentalhealth or #mentalillness? Do you know someone who is? Let us know so w… https://t.co/jLeh5IPqRY
12/3
2019
Welcome to #ForeignBodies! About us: Our monthly newsletters focus on unique immigrant experiences + how they inter… https://t.co/fyD18wUXpfOur paywall doesn't go up until next year, but we could still *really* use your support today. Have a few bucks to… https://t.co/uRYvGoJ2Qphttps://t.co/kOfCE5rvNn https://t.co/R6tJ1h7jVdAnother important read hot off the presses from @KaboniWhitneyGo “It is essential that healthcare providers proact… https://t.co/UJeuq0sSb3
Retweeted by Foreign Bodies 👽Also in today's #MondayMatter: https://t.co/AD2JFPyzrjThe new show seeks to help refugee children who have experienced the trauma of war or displacement strengthen their… https://t.co/tW2TLUW520I can't begin to explain how amazingly important @4nbodies is for those who care about mental health, help fund it! https://t.co/OQyBqDLksr
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12/2
2019

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