Category Mental Health

Mental Health In Nigeria: Senate Rises To Duty

The Nigerian government is now on a commemdable path to demystify the scourge of mental health issues as well as create a safe place for sufferers within the country. Nigeria, the world’s 7th largest country has a population of 200 million

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Mental Health In Nigeria: Amnesty International Decries The Inhumane Treatment & Detention Of Patients In Religious Houses

International Human Rights Group, Amnesty International, has urged the Nigerian Government to ban the violent and dehumanizing practices used against people suffering from Mental health issues in the country. In a damning report, published yesterday, Monday, (Nov. 11), Amnesty International

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Lady Gaga Opens Up To Oprah About Her Struggles With Mental Health & How She Uses Kindness To Defeat Cruelty

American singer, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga is the cover girl for Elle’s December Issue. Gaga sat with media mogul Oprah for the interview where she discussed her exponential career path and her battles with mental

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Psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri Identifies One Sure Way Married Women Can Prevent Depression & Gain Happiness

A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri has identified one of the ways married women can prevent falling into depression. According to her, Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings

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Clinical Psychologist, Oladotun Adeyemo Identifies 7 Natural Ways To Fight Depression

At the height of battling his depression, Mr Olakunle Oladejo (real name withheld), said he could literally hear voices prompting him to jump off the Third Mainland Bridge, into the Lagoon. For months, Oladejo, a mechanical engineer at one of

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Former BBN Housemate, Uriel Oputa Opens Up To Her Followers That Her Mother’s Dementia Has Made Her Contemplate Having A Child The Unconventional Way

Uriel Oputa has opened up to her followers about her struggles and why she’s considering having a child the unconventional way as a result.The former Big Brother Naija reality star said she has been celibate for almost four years but

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10 Ways To Heal Your Body & Mind After A Miscarriage & Get Pregnant Again -Expert

Healing after a miscarriage can be quite tough, especially mentally and physically. It will surely take some time for your mind and body to recover fully. Your physical recovery will depend on how far along you were in the pregnancy

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Sad Twist: See Why Hundreds Of Young Transgender People Are Seeking Help To Return To Their Original Sex

Raising kids to be confident and expressive is definitely one of the hallmarks of successful parenting in the Western society but with every parenting choice comes merits and demerits. According to new reports, hundreds of young transgender people are seeking

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Facts You Need To Know About Depression As Five Brave Women Clamp Down On It

Depression has plagued many of recent. If you struggle with depression, you know that there isn’t an automatic way to fix your mood. But knowing that you’re not alone in what you’re dealing with can often be a big relief.

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Medical Experts Reveal The Best Approach To Combat The High Rate Of Suicide In Nigeria

A recent report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveals that 800,000 people commit suicide every year across the world. The organisation’s 2016 Global Health Observatory Data Repository, also estimates that 9.5 suicides per 100,000 occur in Nigeria. The

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On Fighting Depression: Mom-Of-2, Lami Phillips Shares Simple Ways To Be A Safe Space For People

Singer and mom of two, Lami Phillips is urging us to go an extra mile in making sure that the people around us are indeed fine and not because they say so. She shared simple ways to be kinder to

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Hollywood Actress, Selena Gomez Reveals What She Had To Do To Restore Her Mental Health After She Hit Rock Bottom

Hollywood’s favourite girl, and producer, Selena Gomez is speaking out about her hiatus from the public spotlight and mental health journey. About a year ago, the singer went off the grid as she announced she would be taking a break

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On World Suicide Prevention Day: 4 Women Who Survived Suicide Want You To Know These

September 9, was World Suicide Prevention Day, a day created by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) to put a spotlight on what can be done to prevent suicide. Suicide rates in Nigeria and all over the world have

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Best Tips For Dealing With Anxiety, According To People Battling The Disorder

Anxiety disorder is one of the most common mental health issues in the world, affecting both adults and children every year. Everyone feels anxious now and then. It’s a normal emotion. For example, you may feel nervous when faced with

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Going Through Depression? Here Are How 6 Women Won The Battle Without Prescriptions

Depression is the persistent feeling of sadness. It can occur in adulthood and also in childhood. In the past, quite a good number of people have spoken about battling with depression and how they won the battle. Now, the essence

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5 People Explain How They Beat Depression Without Prescriptions

Depression afflicts millions of people worldwide. It can occur for many different reasons: bad economy, family problems, failure, genetics, environment, lack of adequate hydration or exercise, and other factors. Of course, for some people, medication is necessary to beat depression

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‘There is the peculiarity of timelines for different individuals’ -Comedian Asiri Addresses Spate Of Suicide Among Young Ones

Suicide rates in Nigeria have risen sharply and has been getting serious attention from both concerned citizens of the country and the authorities. Asiri Comedy, known for playing comic roles with Woli Arole, has revealed that he has intervened in

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New Study Explains How You Can Use Physical Fitness To Overcome Depression

Scientists in a recent study have said that physical fitness may help to prevent depression and anxiety. According to medicalnewstoday.com, common mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, are a growing global issue as they reduce overall well-being and life

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Facebook and Instagram Are Damaging Children’s Mental Health Before Age 14- New Study

A new study has found that social media raises children’s risk of mental health problems by up to half.  The study of more than 10,000 children showed that checking various social media platforms weekly means the risk of suffering “psychological

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Renown Author, Matt Haig’s Post About Surviving A Suicide Attempt Inspires Thousands Battling Depression To Share Their Stories | Read And Be Inspired Too

Matt Haig, a renowned UK-based author recently shared a post on his Twitter page in which he encouraged people who are currently battling with depression. The British writer shared his personal experience about how he nearly died 20 years ago

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Study Reveals The Crucial Link Between Nature & Your Family’s Mental Health

People who study health outcomes have long known that having access to nature is important for health — from decreased asthma and obesity to increase immunities and quality sleep, exposure to the outdoors is good for everyone. But a new meta-study

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‘Nigerian Women Attempt Suicide More Than Men’ -Psychologist, Titi Tade Reveals, Gives Reasons Why It’s So

Titi Tade, Clinical Psychologist, Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative (SURPIN) has revealed that more women attempted suicide than men in Nigeria. Tade, Deputy Director, Medical Social Services at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), made the assertion while delivering a

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‘Intrude into their business’ -Wife Of Lagos State Governor, Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu Tasks Parents On Child’s Mental Health 

Lagos State First lady, Ibijoke Sanwo -Olu has urged parents and guardians to pay serious attention to the welfare and mental health of their children and wards, saying such was necessary to evolve a decent youth population and a sanitized

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Fathers, Husbands, Common Triggers Of Mental Health Issues -Publisher & Advocate, Betty Irabor

Genevieve Magazine publisher and mental health advocate, Betty Irabor, has identified fathers and husbands as common triggers of mental issues among women. The 62-year-old mom-of-three who has many times shared that she suffered chronic depression stated in her new Instagram

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Mom-Of-One, Linda Ikeji Unravels The Best Way To Stay Happy And It Is Spot On!

Celebrity blogger and mother-of-one, Linda Ikeji has unraveled how she thinks is the best way to  stay happy and we completely agree with her. According to the single mom-of-one, one of the causes of depression which many are suffering from

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