Windrush 75: Mental Health
Mental Health & Health Care
What is Windrush and who are the Windrush generation?
Windrush: Departure, reunited and Mental Health. The BBC covers some of the challenges faced by those who came to Britian during the Windrush era.
A E Romeo – The Home Office lost Mr Romeo’s lost passport and then tried to deport him – 5 mins 21 secs
Black Psychoanalysts Speak
In insightful film on race, diversity and mental health among the Melinated in psychoanalytic communities.
Iciline Brown Windrush Generation Story video
Iciline Brown, the mother of Monica, Freddie, Noel and Philip, was refused a visa to re-enter the UK – She shares the journey to right that wrong.
Gersham Brown & Family: The Leamington Years.
Gresham Brown – father of Monica, Freddie, Noel and Philip, Lorna, Gavin – a celebration of Gresham’s life and a description of their lives between 1964 and 1972.
Article in The Voice Newspaper
Monica Brown’s mother was refused a UK visa twice before she and her family campaigned and took her story to the press. Now, she is highlighting the importance of the Windrush Generation
Interview with Dr Elaine Arnold
Audrey James captures an insightful interview with Dr. Elaine Arnold and shines a light on Windrush and the cycle of broken attachment.
Recommended reading: two books from Barbara Fletchman Smith exploring the impact of transgenerational trauma using a psychoanalytic view.
Transcending the Legacies of Slavery: A Psychoanalytic View. Published 2011
Mental Slavery: Psychoanalytic Studies of Caribbean People Published 2018
by Barbara Fletchman Smith
Black and British: A Forgotten History
By David Olusoga
Drawing on new genetic and genealogical research, original records, expert testimony and contemporary interviews, David Olusoga’s Black and British is a revealing exploration of the relationship between those from the British Ilse and those from the African continent.