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5 Aug 2021
Medical experts have alerted to spike in mental health disorders, especially suicide in the country even as they recommended more investment in trauma care facilities as panacea to the menace.
15 May 2021
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...
6 Oct 2020
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
28 Nov 2019
With the rising rate of abuses on children in Nigeria and the world at large, experts have raised concern on the severe long-term health problems of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on development into adulthood.
24 Oct 2019
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.
10 Oct 2019
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.
26 Sep 2019
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.
26 Jan 2019
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…
10 Oct 2017
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…
4 Sep 2017
Scientists discovered that an 'overload' of a common amino acid - also found in fish and dairy products, as well as nuts and grains - caused symptoms of the mental health condition.
20 Jul 2017
Prof. Elizabeth Egbochukwu of the Department of Educational Evaluation and Counselling Psychology, University of Benin, Edo State, has lamented the increasing cases of mental health disorder in the country.

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