World Mental Health Day
Young people and mental health at World Mental Health day
Do you know that mental sickness is the most violent, the most destructive and most embarrassing sickness in the world? Do you know that mental illness is quite common among young people? Do you know that the numbers of young people that are mentally sick are more than those that are mentally healthy? Do you…
World Mental Health Day: Statistics About Mental Health
Today, being World Mental Health Day, is a day recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for people to spread awareness and understanding about mental health. Every year, this day gives people the chance to talk about mental health issues and what more needs to be done to improve the services for people struggling with…
9 Ways To Help Depressed Friends Or Family
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…
Scaling up mental health in workplace
Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety. More than 260 million are living with anxiety disorders.
World mental health day: Mental health and work
The stigma surrounding the topic does not make it an easy conversation to have, with many employees not used to disclosing their mental health or even seeking help for fear of being stigmatised, discriminated or even ostracized.
The Retreat promises free screening to mark World Mental Health Day
As part of activities to mark the World Mental Health Day (WMHD), Tuesday, October 10, 2017, The Retreat, Nigeria’s purpose built private mental hospital, based in Ikorodu...
Presidency, health minister, others to attend World Mental Health Day symposium
The third annual World Mental Health Day symposium would hold in Abuja on October 9, at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja.