Tag Mental health

Encourage Digital Communication Among Young People As A Way To Prevent Suicide- Mental Health Advocates

The Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative has advocated digital communication and e-learning, to prevent suicide and promote mental health. This was part of the communique released by the group after its virtually national conference held recently. Suicide prevention strategies include

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Mental Health Advocate & CEO, Ashley-Dejo Who Battled Clinical Depression For 16 Years Inspires Hope With His Survival Story

Mr. Rotimi Ashley-Dejo, is the Founder/CEO of Girafit, an online business services directory. The 51-year-old who lives in Lagos with his wife and their two teenage children is a mental illness survivor, having suffered clinical depression since 2004. He shared

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Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Dapo Adegbaju Explains The Recovery From Mental Health Disorder

A psychiatrist says about 30 percent of Nigerians are grappling with different mental health challenges. He described mental health as a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his potential and is able to cope with the normal stresses

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Nigerian Mum-of-2, Sonia Obi-Okodo Who Was Sexually Violated By Her Uncle At Age Five Shares On How The Experience Left Her Suicidal

This is not the first time that Sonia Obi-Okodo will be speaking publicly about her experience and she has not hidden the identity of her uncle, Ebubedike Obi who robbed her of an innocent childhood. Read here. After surviving sexual

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Rapper/Dad-of-4, Kanye West’s Marriage To Kim Kardashian On The Verge Of Collapse Over His Mental Health Struggles

New reports have it that Reality TV star, Kim Kardashian is planning to divorce her husband, Kanye West. According to Page Six, a source close to the couple says Kanye’s anti-abortion comments about their daughter North have taken a toll

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BBNaija Star, Anto Lecky On The Kind Of Man For Her & Why Nigerians Won’t Take Mental Health Seriously

Reality TV star and media personality, Munirat Antoinette Lecky, popularly called Anto, has opened up on the kind of man for her. The BBNaija ex-housemate in an interview with Sunday Scoop said she is willing to date any man who

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Do You Know That Bipolar Disorder Is Common Among Children? Here’s How To Recognize The Signs & Symptoms + Treatment

It is a misconception that bipolar disorder is rare in children. Rather, the disorder is often misdiagnosed in youths as ADHD or depression because these conditions exhibit similar symptoms. On average, people start to show symptoms of bipolar disorder at

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Find Out What Your Fingernails Say About Your Physical & Mental Health

A physician at Dr. Fox Online, Deborah Lee, has said that how a fingernails look may reveal signs of skin cancer as well as some mental health issues. Dr. Lee in an article titled ‘What Your Hands Say About Your

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Adults: Physician Points Out These Surprising Health Benefits Of Taking An Afternoon Nap

It’s easy to confuse napping with laziness, but the two concepts just don’t belong in the same sentence. In fact, a well-crafted afternoon nap can bolster your health and happiness faster than you might imagine. The benefits of napping reach

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Psychiatrists Warn Of Another Major Health Challenge The Country Will Have To Contend With After COVID-19 Is Over

The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to have negative impacts on different facets of the lives of people in countries around the world, including Nigeria. One of such impacts is the increase in the number of people indulging in alcohol, especially

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Mum-of-5, Ibinabo Fiberesima Shares On How Her Mental Health Struggles Recently Caused Her To Collapse Twice

It was only in June when actress and mum-of-5, Ibinabo Fiberesima shared on her difficult journey of overcoming her unhealthy hunt for revenge, lust, and wealth. In a new chat with City People, the single mum has just shared that

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Experts Harp On Mental Health Problems In Adults As A Consequence Of Inadequate Breastfeeding

Medical experts have attributed some mental disorders of adults to death or inadequate breastfeeding at infant stage. They posited that such improper acts by some nursing mothers could cause havoc not only to the very child/children but to the world

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Lady Gaga Spills Unapologetically About Her Mental Health Challenge

Singer, Lady Gaga has revealed she’s on anti-psychotic medication because she has mental health issues. Lady Gaga, real name Stefani Germanotta, made the revelations about her mental health during a chat with with Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s Beats 1

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Kim Kardashian Puts Out Statement Addressing How Hubby, Kanye West’s Mental Health Is Impacting Their Marriage

Celebrity mum, Kim Kardashian-West has finally broken her silence about her husband Kanye West’s recent rants on Twitter. For over two days now, Kanye, 43, has been sharing troubling tweets on Twitter, calling out his wife Kim Kardashian and mother-in-law,

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Experts Stress On The Benefits Of Early Psychological Counseling For Rape Survivors

Experts have called for early psychological counseling and proper treatment for survivors of rape to avert serious long term health consequences. The experts, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo, Chief Medical Director, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, and Immediate past President, Healthcare

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How To Stay Positive During Coronavirus: Expert Shares 4 Habits To Transform Your Happiness

Our mental health is more fragile than ever amid the coronavirus pandemic. For Mental Health Awareness Month, an expert is sharing resources, tips and ways to protect your mental health. Some habits that take up just 21 minutes each day

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Anxiety: Reality TV Star, Kendall Jenner Shares Her Story To Create Mental Health Awareness

Anxiety is a widely suffered disorder that needs to be talked about, especially in this period and American model, Kendall Jenner has opened up about her mental health journey during the lockdown and before, and how she’s coping. Kendall has

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Red Flags Parents Need To Watch Out For When It Comes To Children’s Mental Health Amid COVID-19 Crisis -Expert

Amid the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic and isolation, our mental health is more fragile than ever. For Mental Health Awareness Month, experts are sharing resources, tips, and ways to protect your mental health. There’s plenty of advice when it comes

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Singer, Selena Gomez Brings Awareness To How Fear Fuels Mental Health Issues As She Openly Discusses Being Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder

Selena Gomez has revealed that she was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. The singer, 27, openly discussed her bipolar diagnosis for the first time with Miley Cyrus on her Bright Minded Instagram Live series on Friday. After speaking about her donation to

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National Association of Resident Doctors Raise Alarm Over Escalating Psychiatric Problems Among Nigerians

Many Nigerians used to view mental health issues as a western problem but that’s not nearly the truth going by the trends in recent years. The number of Nigerians with psychiatric issues is escalating, the National Association of Resident Doctors

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Psychologists Educate Parents On The Steps To Take Towards Handling Kids With Special Needs In A Better Way

The term special needs can be referred to a vast array of diagnoses and/or disabilities. Children with special needs may have been born with a syndrome, terminal illness, profound cognitive impairment, or serious psychiatric problems. Other children may have special

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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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How Childbirth And Menstruation Affect Women’s Mental Health

We women know the drill: we start menstruating as teenagers, or earlier, and have the ability to become pregnant, and then as we age we lose both our period and childbearing abilities through menopause. According to experts, these life changes

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