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…
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.
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.
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.
Scores of Muslims women (Muslimahs) at the “Ummuat Day” organized by Ummuat Forum, an arm of the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Lagos State Unit, to chart path to tackling mental illness in the country. A gest speaker, and Consultant Psychiatrist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dr Kafayat Ogunsola, who spoke at…