London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said that death threats have affected his mental health.
Speaking to the British newspaper Guardian, Sadiq Khan said that he was dealing with the effects of these threats.
They were asked if they had ‘post-traumatic stress disorder’ (PTSD) or the effects of trauma on mental health. So he said that there was no doubt about it. One of my good friends is a doctor, and we discuss about it.
Sadiq Khan, who will run for a third term as mayor next year, told the Guardian: ‘Due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, I lost my composure and my spirit, and my team was not affected. was able to do it.
“I spent much time with bereaved families, and it took a toll on my mental health,” he said. I sought help to understand PTSD.’
“Mental health is a sensitive issue if not taken care of, and I shouldn’t be afraid to talk about it.”
A spokesperson for Sadiq Khan told the BBC that the mayor wants to challenge the stigma around mental health in society and wants people to talk about PTSD.
He added that he is not comparing what he is going through with what other people are going through.
Talking about the problem of housing in London, Sadiq Khan said that his daughters are still living with him due to not getting a house at a reasonable price.
“If I had spoken to you 20 years ago, I would have said I was worried about cleaners and bus drivers not being able to live in London, but now there are nurses, doctors, and teachers who can’t live in London because they can’t find affordable housing. My children have completed their education and are living in my house.
He said that he bought his house when he was 24 years old, and now it is impossible to even think about it.
He said that this housing crisis has to be solved.