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21 Jul 2019
There are so many things that contribute to your mental health and total well-being and caring about these things is very important. The way you care about your mental health will likely determine the output you get from your daily activities.  A poor mental health can lead to poor results. Here are some tips to…
16 Jul 2019
Netflix has removed a graphic suicide scene from season one of the hit show "13 Reasons Why" following concern from mental health experts who fear it glorifies suicide.
11 Jul 2019
A follow-up investigation on recent suicide deaths revealed that a lot of Nigerians have been battling with depression or other forms of mental health illness, leading to withdrawal from everyone and the strong feeling of ending it all. The menace of suicide is becoming a worrying reality. In 2018 the country has the fifteenth highest…
10 Jul 2019
Quitting alcohol may improve health-related quality of life for women, especially their mental well-being, according to a study from Hong Kong published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). “More evidence suggests caution in recommending moderate drinking as part of a healthy diet,” says Dr. Michael Ni, School of Public Health and The State Key Laboratory…
19 Jun 2019
Every June, we celebrate the Men’s Health Awareness Week – a week dedicated to raising awareness on the leading preventable causes of death involving men of all ages globally. The awareness week is from the 10th to the 16th of June every year. According to research carried out by the American Heart Association, men are less likely…
28 May 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) created an International Classification of Diseases (ICD) to categorize and define health disorders. After careful consideration doctors are urging parents to monitor their children's "screen time" as it could have lasting effects on their mental health. The ICD is updated habitually and features over 50,000 different disorders, injuries, and causes…
23 May 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) refers to mental health as ‘a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his own community.’ Achieving a state of total health and wellness is not just about being physically fit, and disease free, but also being mentally sound.
18 May 2019
As a child, I used to think I was a superhero, having all these abilities no one else could boast of. I mean, I could have conversations with myself and 99 others, create a whole new world, have magical moments, live in a song or a movie scene; I loved that I could stay clean,…
17 May 2019
Scores of Muslims women (Muslimahs) at the “Ummuat Day” organized by Ummuat Forum, an arm of the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria...
15 May 2019
A new study has concluded that living alone is linked to common mental disorders. The authors have also identified the main driver of this worrying relationship. Some common mental disorders (CMDs) include mood disorders, anxiety, and substance use disorders. According to some studies, almost one-third of people will experience a CMD in their lifetime. These…
14 May 2019
A new study has concluded that living alone is linked to common mental disorders. The authors have also identified the main driver of this worrying relationship.
Selena Gomez
25 Apr 2019
Award-wining singer and actress, Selena Gomez has opened up about her love life and revealed that she in search of someone who will love her for the person she is. The "Come and Get it" hitmaker made this known on a podcast after suffering series of breakups. While speaking on the "Dream It Real" podcast…


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