Meet Ure Obiyo of MiND Your Matter
Today we’d like to introduce you to Ure Obiyo.
Ure, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far.
I started MiND Your Matter as an initiative to promote mental wellness among women of African descent. I came from a culture where if someone was struggling with mental health issues, they were regarded as being spiritually possessed and were often shunned away from the rest of the community. I also noticed mental health issues were rarely ever discussed; and if done, were in the form of whispered conversations veiled in shame.