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4 Feb 2019
The true intent of the famous egg has been revealed and apparently its to spread a message of positivity. The @world_record_egg account, which dethroned Kylie Jenner for the record, teamed up with Hulu for a 30-second commercial that revealed the egg's purpose: spreading mental health awareness. Okay wait I love that the World Record Egg…
16 Jan 2019
At her retirement ceremony as Lagos State Head of Service, Mrs. Folashade Adesoye raised an alarm over the number of civil servants with mental health challenges in the service. Putting the figure at 100, 000, she called for an urgent action to deal with the menace. Her alarm must have been caused by reports of…
16 Jan 2019
A new study revealed that three common drugs normally used to treat cardiovascular problems or diabetes could also aid in the treatment of some serious mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia. Scientists at University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom, Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and the University of Hong Kong conducted a study…
15 Jan 2019
A new study revealed that three common drugs normally used to treat cardiovascular problems or diabetes could also aid in the treatment of some serious mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia.
20 Dec 2018
To some, the holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year but the period between Christmas and the New Year can be difficult for several reasons. Issues within the family, a recent loss of a loved one, health crises and other struggles can make this period difficult to manage. The holiday season…
Selena Gomez
19 Dec 2018
Actress and singer, Selena Gomez has been spotted out and about doing fun things with her friends since her emotional breakdown. The award-winning entertainer was tagged in a bunch of pictures with her friends and they were clearly having fun on the slopes. The 26-year-old Gomez is seen smiling and looking cute in the photos,…
22 Nov 2018
As part of efforts to reduce rising cases of mental disorders in the country, experts have called for integration of mental health programmes into the school curriculum.
The Power Of Positive Thinking
19 Nov 2018
Did you know your thoughts matter? Happy people have a special quality that allows them to attract positive energy. A major benefit of positive thinking is that it affects your behaviour and people in your space. Optimism like any other behavioural traits can be learned which means you can think positively by incorporating an optimistic…
18 Nov 2018
If we judge by the statistics offered by the Federal Ministry of Health recently nearly 60 million Nigerians suffer from mental health challenges. In a country...
15 Nov 2018
Worried by the high burden of mental health disorder in the country, the stakeholders in the health sector have stressed the need to tackle poverty, joblessness and hardship being experienced Nigerians in order to bring the problem to an end. Speaking in Abuja, on Monday, at the Mental Health Action Committee and Stakeholders Workshop with…
5 Nov 2018
For Adamu Bello*, it was arduous understanding the waves of emotions hitting him and articulating how he felt to his parents and family was just an uphill task. “I have never heard anything about ‘mental health’ at home or school,” said the 16-year-old who was diagnosed with Mixed Anxiety-Depressive Disorder (MADD) about a year ago. …
4 Nov 2018
Experts say one of the biggest challenges facing mental health in the country is stigmatisation, low level of knowledge and awareness regarding mental health. President, Resident Doctors’ Association at Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Dr. Raliat Akerele in this chat with GERALDINE AKUTU, enlightens on mental health, treatment of mental disorders and how families can help their…

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