Content Warning: Suicide. In today's episode, Subrina Singh chats with host Nadia Imafidon about her life with bipolar disorder in honor of September's Suicide Prevention Month. We chat about the lifelong battle against suicide and how to best prepare for it, her experience being diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in her teens, and how Subrina has dedicated most of her life to surviving each and every day.
Subrina shares her mental health journey as a way to support, advocate and create awareness for mental health. She is a contributing author in an anthology of Sikh love stories, Her Name is Kaur and Brown Girl Magazine’s first ever printed anthology, Untold. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Asian and Asian American Studies from Stony Brook University and a Master’s Degree in South Asian Religion & Philosophy from Columbia University. She has been featured on TV Asia’s Shades of Shakti and has collaborated with organizations such as National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and NYS Department of Mental Health & Hygiene “Today, I Thrive.” She is committed to using her experience with mental illness to eradicate the stigma surrounding mental health, especially in the South Asian community.