July 10, 2017

Mental Health: What To Know About Dementia

Dementia is not a specific disease. It’s an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. Symptoms vary, at least two of the following core mental functions must […]
June 16, 2017

Involuntary Manslaughter: When You Make Someone Kill Themselves Via Text

In a landmark decision, a Massachusetts judge has convicted Michelle Carter of involuntary manslaughter, ruling she is responsible for her high school boyfriend’s suicide. A Juvenile Court Judge said Friday that Carter, now 20, who was accused of encouraging Conrad Roy III through text messages to commit suicide, created an environment to cause […]
May 27, 2017

Stakeholder Urges Implementation Of Community Mental Health Programme

Mr. Kenneth Nwaubani, the Director of Amaudo Itumbauzo Mental Healthcare Services, has called for policies that would sustain the implementation of community mental health programme in the country. Nwaubani made the call on Thursday during a meeting with the state Commissioner of Health, Dr. John Ahukanna, in Umuahia. According to […]
February 1, 2017

Physically active children are less depressed- Research

Previous studies have shown that adults and young people who are physically active have a lower risk of developing depression. But the same effect has not been studied in children – until now.
January 17, 2017

Mentally instable: Ex-footballer Kasim Yebsaya roams the streets

    Kasim Yebsaya, a former footballer and midfielder with the Turkish club, Denizlispor FC, from January 1996 to May 1996 has been reported mentally unstable. He played four matches for the team. According to Emeka Ohagu, a presenter at Brilla FM, Kasim also played for Iwuayanwu National FC of Owerri, […]
December 20, 2016

Prince Harry ‘buried emotions’ years after mum Princess Diana died

Prince Harry has opened up about experiencing years of “buried emotion” following the death of his mother, Princess Diana, in 1997.
December 20, 2016

At what age can anxiety strike a person?

Anxiety doesn’t is no respecter of persons and anxiety can happen in the adult years. It can strike all human beings and can happen at any age. Sometimes, things go wrong at one or more stages of our development and each stage is marked by specific tasks and characteristics.
December 19, 2016

10 proven tips for positive mental health

Your mental health is one of your greatest assets. It helps you focus at work, overcome obstacles, get along with the people around you, get well and stay well.