With over 50 million Nigerians having mental issues, Lagos State Government, yesterday, said there must be proactive measures in curbing the menace.
6 Dec 2020
“The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love” - Hubert Humphrey Some would call it an investment made towards having the necessary tools to take charge of your future. A worthy expense they would say, in an attempt to defend the cost of its accessibility. Therapy is expensive, even worse in Nigeria. It would seem…
12 Jun 2020
Against the rise in suicide incidents, and lately sexual violence during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, medical experts have called for more awareness on mental illness in the country.
19 Dec 2019
Countries with national prevention strategies have witnessed a significant decline in mental illness and suicide, studies have shown.
21 Nov 2019
The Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria has condemned all forms of human rights abuses on persons with mental and psychosocial disabilities and illnesses across the country.
10 Nov 2019
Dear Bipolar, Anxiety, OCD, Depression, 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…
11 Oct 2019
Stakeholders has called for the concerted efforts of government, parents, and caregivers among others to stem the tide of mental illness, depression, and suicide that is fast spreading at an alarming rate in young ones in the country.
15 Sep 2019
If you, or someone you know has mental health concerns, you should seek help. Do you look for a psychiatrist or psychologist? These two in particular amongst many others have been used interchangeable...
18 Aug 2019
If a person has relatives who are mentally challenged, there is a higher chance that they themselves will have one. Much like some physical illness, such as high blood pressure or breast cancer, it is essential to be aware of a family history of mental health, as they can have a predisposition to mental illness.
11 Aug 2019
Eat a healthy and balanced diet. Consuming significant amounts of unhealthy food, it can make your mental health deteriorate. Eating healthily can make you less likely to become unwell, and it can help you stay at a healthy body weight.
4 Aug 2019
We all know having a mental illness can be worrisome. Of optimal worry is also if someone in your family is suffering from one.