Topic: Mental Health
Tackling the refugee crisis head on: the intersection of mental health and socioeconomic position
Thayjas Patil writes about the lack of mental healthcare provision for refugees in Berlin, and how economic constraints placed on them often exacerbate the situation.
Birds, prayers and how to play the strings of the soul: thoughts about the Islamic reflections on music therapy
Though modern psychiatry lauds 'new discoveries' such as music therapy, music has been used as a therapeutic tool for centuries in Islamic societies - find out how in this article.
Overcoming survivor’s guilt
A step-by-step guide to overcoming the survivor's guilt that manifests itself within you.
What connects us all: survivor’s guilt as a universal human experience
Hania Hakiel and Antonia Stasiuk draw comparisons between the experiences of survivor's guilt in Holocaust survivors with those of Syrian refugees in Berlin, to show how such guilt is a fundamentally human experience.
I’ve survived the war, but why can’t I make sense of my feelings anymore?
Hania Hakiel retells experiences of people in Berlin who suffer from survivor's guilt, showing the different ways in which this guilt can manifest in the body and the mind as well as steps one can take to address it.
Hania’s welcoming words
Hania Hakiel's opening message for the first edition of Eed Be Eed, where she reflects on the difficulties of being a migrant and taking care of one's own mental health, along with what she hopes the publication will mean for its readers.
Befriending loneliness in Berlin
"I’ve decided to interpret my loneliness as a friend, reminding us of our place lest we get too carried away within our tiny constructed worlds."