The Federal Government has launched a National Suicide Prevention Strategic Framework 2023–2030 and the National Mental Health Policy 2023.
A number of women across Africa have been included in this year’s BBC 100 women list of inspiring and influential women. Making the list is Jennifer Uchendu, the only Nigerian on the list, devoted to climate change and mental health advocacy
It does no one any good to dissimulate or dissemble our feelings in a bid to hide or escape the present-day realities in the lives of citizens all over the world.
Mind Management Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has called on government, corporate bodies, health officials, and members of the public to pay urgent attention to mental health.
The Mind Management Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has called on the government, corporate bodies, health stakeholders, and members of the public to pay urgent attention to mental health.
The Convener, Healing Him & Her, Murielle Michel, has said if employers care about their employees, they will be concerned about their mental health. Michel said this, yesterday, in Lagos, during a mental health training programme. Michel said: “Mental health is so important, and the truth is, if we don’t start prioritsing our mental health,…
On the World Mental Health Day held on October 10, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) have reaffirmed their commitment to support member-states and partners across the region to ensure that “Mental Health is a Universal Human Right,” the theme for this year’s commemoration.
Head, Department of Mental Health, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Dr. Ehigiator Adayonfo, yesterday, blamed prevailing socio-economic circumstances for the surge in the phenomenon nationwide.
Following the increase in attempted suicide, and to raise awareness on its prevention, The Asido Foundation at its Interactive Monthly Community Engagement (IMCE) Series called for collective action on mental health issues. At its virtual event to mark World Suicide Prevention Day themed “Creating Hope Through Action,” the conference brought together insightful speakers that held…
Sir: In the realm of health and wellness, mental health is often an overlooked aspect. While physical fitness and nutrition receive a significant amount of attention, mental well-being tends to be stigmatised and ignored. It’s time we break the stigma surrounding mental health and acknowledge its importance as a vital component of overall well-being. First…
The President of the Rotary Club of Abuja Maitama, Rtn. Ijeoma Joyce Agwu, yesterday, asked Nigerians to pay attention to their mental health to halt the increasing rate of suicide in the country.
A mental health advocate, Mr Anegbode Odion, has cautioned the youth to desist from drug abuse in the interest of their mental health. Odion, the Vice-President of Heritage Advancement Forum (HAF), gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. He warned that youths should stop abusing…