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South Asians and Mental Health

There's been very little research into how people in the South Asian diaspora look at mental health. Dr. Taryn Tang is head researcher at the Schizophrenic Society of Ontario. Ayesha Jabbar lives with depression. Both talked about efforts to make change. Listen audio (runs 9:18)

People wishing to participate in the study may contact Rahma Kerim of the SSO at or 1-800-449-6367, ext. 259. A $30 honorarium will be awarded for each interview.

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