24 min

A pandemic of mental health in Vietnam Vietnam and Boba

    • Society & Culture

While most of the current ‘new normal' discourse has been about the economic recovery, resumed movement and vaccine acceleration, little about the impact of the pandemic on Vietnamese mental health has been discussed. How have people managed? Or not? How does a country that has typically been distant itself from mental health discourse survive these issues going forward? Because this episode contains materials that may be upsetting to some audiences, your discretion is advised. Your mental health is important to us. 

If you like our work, please consider supporting it! Running an independent project of this length and depth is difficult, but we want to be independent from advertising and continue to publish original reporting and storytelling about Vietnam’s cultural, environmental and socioeconomic issues with a focus on local people and long-term residents in the country. Become one of Boba patreons by supporting our channel starting at only $5!

Vietnam and Boba podcast is a narrative journalism podcast which features local voices and perspectives about socioeconomic, cultural and policy issues in Vietnam to the global audience. It is brought to you by Vietnamese journalist, host and producer Sen Nguyen and multimedia storyteller and photojournalist Giang Pham.

While most of the current ‘new normal' discourse has been about the economic recovery, resumed movement and vaccine acceleration, little about the impact of the pandemic on Vietnamese mental health has been discussed. How have people managed? Or not? How does a country that has typically been distant itself from mental health discourse survive these issues going forward? Because this episode contains materials that may be upsetting to some audiences, your discretion is advised. Your mental health is important to us. 

If you like our work, please consider supporting it! Running an independent project of this length and depth is difficult, but we want to be independent from advertising and continue to publish original reporting and storytelling about Vietnam’s cultural, environmental and socioeconomic issues with a focus on local people and long-term residents in the country. Become one of Boba patreons by supporting our channel starting at only $5!

Vietnam and Boba podcast is a narrative journalism podcast which features local voices and perspectives about socioeconomic, cultural and policy issues in Vietnam to the global audience. It is brought to you by Vietnamese journalist, host and producer Sen Nguyen and multimedia storyteller and photojournalist Giang Pham.

24 min

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