TRIGGER WARNING: mental health, self-harm, disability, chronic illness, depression
Big chats with our latest guest Devika! Listen as she tells us all about her journey with chronic illness and getting a diagnosis, mental health, disability, decolonising our minds and her hilarious story on how she got into poetry and the creative arts!
Devika is an artist, civil engineer and youth mental health advisor who grew up in Meanjin/ Brisbane and lives in Naarm/Melbourne. Her mental health work consists of assisting researchers and clinicians at Orygen to provide inclusive mental health care for the youth. As an artist she's mostly performed as a spoken word poet and was the Australian Poetry Slam nation finalist in 2020!
PS: Would you join her fantasy sex cult? We know we would! Listen for more deets on this!
PPS: Listen for a free spoken word poetry performance by Dev!
You can follow Devika at @devikayy. You can also also her passions at @voices_of_colour and @_orygen_
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