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Black women doing menopause - learn things about how menopause and mental health problems are associated, due to the changes in hormones which happens during perimenopause and menopuase from the comfort of your own home with our experts.
This event is primarily for black women and women of colour - all women are welcome.
Join us via Zoom to discuss about how menopause and mental health problems are associated. This is an open dicussion about why women can expereince mental health issues during menopause and ways to cope.
There will be an opportunity for questions.
Although we cannot give individual medical advice in this setting, you will have the opportunity to ask any general questions you might have.
So please come prepared or send across your questions in advance via our Facebook Page - Black Women in Menopause or email firstname.lastname@example.org or ask on the night.
So join us for this online event. We want to eliminate the stigma associated with what has been a not so discussed topic, but a hugely important topic and assure you that no questions are too small or embarrassing and no question is a stupid question.
Hosted by: Anita Powell and Nina Kuypers
Online – you can watch live on Zoom from wherever suits you.
Thursday 21st January 2021 19:30 BST
Dr Nneka Nwokolo is a specialist in Sexual Health and HIV with over 20 years of experience. She has a particular interest in women’s sexual and reproductive health and runs a menopause clinic for women living with HIV.
Dr Martina Toby is a Consultant in HIV medicine and sexual health and is currently acquiring dual accreditation as a GP. She has also done extensive training in menopause care. She has always been interested in improving women’s health and in particular, obtaining equity in health care for women from minority backgrounds.
Marlene-Antoinette, is a psychodynamic psychotherapist, she trained at the Tavistock and Portman Clinic London, and has over 30 years’ experience. Marlene specialises in short and long-term psychotherapy work with individuals, families, women and adolescents covering a range of emotional and psychological difficulties.