Category: Mental Health Awareness

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Suicide and COVID-19

“Three men among them village elder commit suicide in Homa Bay county,” reads citizen digital on July 26, 2021. In May, a 19-year-old boy committed suicide in Rachuonyo North, Kawadhgone…
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The Burden of Mental Health on African Youth

With a global rate of 1,051 per 100,000 people visiting mental health outpatient facilities, in Africa, the rate is 14 per 100,000. As the population of Africa grows, the pressure…
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Bridging the gap between Traditional Mental Health Practice and Clinical Healthcare

In a remote secluded village, several mud-walled grass roofed structures oval in shape dot the compound of the famous ‘miti mbili’, that is the two trees house. Inside the house…
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The Silent and Dangerous Ailment

Oti*, not his real name a few years ago was a prospering focused hardworking technician in Mombasa. He was living well and taking care of his family comfortably. For over…
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