Tag: mental health

Op-Ed EditorOctober 15, 2020

‘Panic Cards’ do the trick for mental health issues and Mentally Aware Nigeria is leading this | #EndSWAT

by Adewale Alabi The #EndSWAT protests in Nigeria is taking quite a lot of twists and turns. It is now ...

Nelson C.JSeptember 29, 2020

Why are Nigerians taking Rema’s emotional outburst as fodder for bants?

All of Monday, social media saw a frenetically outspoken side of Rema in a string of tweets, some cryptic, others ...

Joanne IkeSeptember 9, 2020

Why Nigerians needs to rethink their stance on homophobia

“They say I use pampers because I’m gay,” a gay man recounts to the Bisi Alimi Foundation in 2017. “They ...

Joanne IkeAugust 25, 2020

Art stands a viable mental health cure but why do we still ignore this?

On an extraordinary Sunday morning in May, two dozen health workers, donned in scrubs and face masks followed the smooth ...

Ifeanyi OgboJuly 22, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Let’s talk about mental health

People going to therapists or talking about their mental health is a thing I mostly see on TV shows. Foreign ...

Chude JideonwoJune 8, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | It’s actually simple

Life is actually simple. You’re in a relationship that’s hurting you? Step out of it. It’s a marriage and you’re ...

Bernard DayoJune 30, 2018

The return of Tee Billz to Instagram and the exorcism (we hope) of past demons

After a 8-month hiatus, head honcho of 323 Entertainment Tunji Balogun aka Tee Billz, returned to Instagram at around past ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 20, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Timaya, Bisi Alimi, Akinwunmi Ambode and, the advice on mental health issues

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

musicblogNovember 29, 2017

[The Music Blog] Burna Boy opens up about mental health and going into therapy

In a recent interview with Beat FM, Burna Boy discussed a range of topics, including his relationships, an upcoming live ...

EzinneNovember 2, 2017

The Thread: How I saved my friend from committing suicide

The Third Mainland bridge in Lagos has become a popular spot for those who want to bring a finality to ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 21, 2017

Opinion: Many are “mad” but few are roaming

by Aigbokhan Emmanuel Stigmatisation and discrimination against the mentally disabled is a practice, albeit dispiriting, that pervades every culture in ...

SponsorJune 30, 2017

Science Cafe Lagos holds talk about Mental Health

Do you know what mental health is? Would you like to know what it really means? Do you have questions ...

Op-ed EditorJune 27, 2017

Poetry: Depression

by dijiaderoGBA   Sometimes, I want to talk. Sometimes, I want to cry. Two sides of life. One for the ...

Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

Opinion: The growing problem of untreated dementia in our elders

by Tony Ogunlowo   Just recently a picture of a half-naked elderly woman surrounded by a lynch mob appeared online ...

Op-ed EditorApril 25, 2017

Ugochukwu Nnamdi Ukamba: How is my attempt to kill myself anybody’s business?

by Ugochukwu Nnamdi Ukamba On Sunday 19th March 2017, one Dr Allwell Orji ordered his driver to stop his vehicle ...

musicblogApril 19, 2017

[The Music Blog] Music for the pain: 5 pro-tips to help you curate the perfect playlist to combat anxiety

Music they say is the ultimate form of empathy. Presumably, this is why sound therapists have spent years of researching ...

Op-ed EditorApril 8, 2017

Opinion: But why would a doctor commit suicide?

by Obinna Nnewuihe There was a way he looked at me that made me feel uneasy. I mean here I ...

Op-ed EditorApril 8, 2017

Opinion: The danger in spanking children

by Oluranti Fatoye A parent has an interesting and often conflicting duty: keep the child safe, but paradoxically let the ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 31, 2017

Opinion: Stemming the rising cases of preventable deaths in Nigeria

by Jide Ojo I am deeply worried about the rising cases of terminal sicknesses, auto accidents and suicides in Nigeria. ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 28, 2017

Opinion: Winning the battle against suicide

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel On the 19th of January The Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 5 Headquarters, Mr Abubakar ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The silent battles of life

by Olusegun Adeniyi Even though I had watched the two minute Youtube clip, “Silent Battles” several times on WhatsApp, what ...

Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2017

Biola Williams: Depression is a monster that must not be feared

by Biola Williams The NIH (National Institute of Mental Health) says depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a ...

ToluJanuary 16, 2017

#Impact365: “Mental health in Nigeria is shrouded in myth” | MANI aims to burst the myth and reduce stigma

Mental health is the state of a person’s psychological well-being and in Nigeria, the discourse of mental health is largely ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

3 psychiatry professors ask Obama to conduct mental evaluation of Trump

Three professors of Psychiatry have written a letter to outgoing President of the United States of America, Barack Obama that ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 18, 2016

Samuel Ogechukwu: “They tell you you’re not supposed to be thinking such depressing thoughts…” [Nigerian Voices]

by Samuel Ogechukwu They tell you to cheer up. You try to convince yourself to and fail. Then they pull ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Tamilore Oladipo: Stop and blink [NEXT]

by Tamilore Oladipo In Nigeria, we have this thing that I will dub the “hustle culture” and it has turned ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 26, 2016

The Thread: Before you think of committing suicide…

Kimmy €, who tweets @808s_n_cupcakes reveals what her family has lived through after her brother committed suicide 7 years ago. ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 11, 2016

#NoShameDay: The deep dark hole and the thin rope

By SheiFunmi Nomia Sincerely, how I feel when I have to genuinely talk about mental health, particularly mine, I begin ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2014

It’s the International Youth Day! 10 things you must know about today

by Azubuike Azikiwe All around the world, the international youth day is being celebrated with various events and activities. Its a ...

April 8, 2014

‘You’re not drinking enough water’: 5 reasons you’re having that headache

by Page Fowler Bills, deadlines, and crying babies: They’re pretty much guaranteed to give you a headache. But other sources ...

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