‘How insecurity, economic realities trigger mental disorders’
Most times, we forget people with mental illnesses, even though studies have shown consistently that we have mental symptoms in society. We’ve been facing economic hardship even before the pandemic...
Why more people are dying from mental disorders, by WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, warned that about one billion people are living with mental disorders, three million die yearly from the harmful use of alcohol
WHO laments inadequate mental health response
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Emergency Manager in the North East, Dr. Collins Owili, has said that systems were yet to respond adequately to the mental ill-health burden, despite global concerns.
Why 20% of populations in conflict countries develop mental disorders
The Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Mrs. Sigrid Kaag, has said that 20 per cent of populations in conflict situations develop mental health disorders.
Combating chronic diseases through routine medical investigation, accurate diagnosis
With the burden of chronic diseases expected to increase to 57 percent by 2020, as stated by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the need for routine medical investigation and early diagnosis to address the scourge in Nigeria has been emphasised by laboratory scientists.
Suspect killed himself in northeast China double blasts
The suspect in twin blasts which rocked a high-rise in northeast China on Friday killed himself by igniting explosive material, local authorities said Saturday. Officials had said Friday that the blasts had killed one person and injured another. The suspect, identified by his surname Guo and part of his first name Tao, first killed another…
9 Ways To Help Depressed Friends Or Family
Depression sucks, no matter what form it comes in. Today, being World Mental Health Day, it is time to focus on this mental issue that has plagued millions of people in the world. In Nigeria, an estimated 20%–30% of our population is believed to suffer from mental health disorders. Unfortunately, the attention given to these…