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Let’s Fight Stigmatisation Against Mental Health Patients – Akosua Nkrumah

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Madam Akosua Nkrumah, a Psychotherapist based in the United Kingdom has called on Ghanaians to stop stigmatization against people with mental health problems. She said...
Ho Cured Lepers Village Gets Water Closet Toilet

Ho Cured Lepers Village gets water closet toilet

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The Mental Health and Well-Being Foundation (MHWBF), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has constructed a ten-seater disability-friendly water closet toilet for the Ho Cured Lepers...

Ghana should step up support for mental health – researcher

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A mental health practitioner has urged the government of Ghana to step up support for mental health in the country. Nana Abena...

HRAC organises workshop on promoting mental health

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Human Rights Advocacy Centre (HRAC), a non-profit organisation dedicated to promotion and protection of human rights has organised a day’s workshop to promote...

BasicNeeds-Ghana engages GHAFTRAM, GHS on Torture

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BasicNeeds-Ghana, a mental health and development advocacy organisation, has held a relationship-building session for formal and informal health care providers on strengthening access to...
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Gender reassignment surgery brings mental health benefits, study shows

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Transgender men and women who undergo gender reassignment surgery are much less likely to need mental health services later, new research suggests. The researchers, Richard...
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Student Nurses enlightened on mental health

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Students of the Nursing and Midwifery Training College, Tamale (NMTC), have been enlightened on mental health issues and how to manage emotions to help...

FFL appeals to President to pardon persons convicted of attempted suicide

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Favor Foundation for Life (FFL), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) which advocates on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention has petitioned the president of the Republic...
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Community Durbar on Mental health in Yendi

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Human Rights Advocacy Centre (HRAC), a mental health Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)in partnership with Mindfreedom have organised a day’s Community Durbar on Mental Health to...
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NGO gives mental health patients livelihood empowerment

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MIHOSO International, a human rights and social development organisation is providing livelihood empowerment support to 185 people with mental health problems in Bono, Bono...
Gub Katimali Society Gks Donation

NGO put in place measures to address mental health

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Gub-Katimali Society (GKS), a Tamale based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has disbursed some livelihood equipment and tools to beneficiaries of the Maternal Mental Health Project,...
Kris Boyson reveals Katie ‘suffers in silence’ (Picture: Rex)

Kris Boyson was of great assistance to Katie Prince during her mental health issues

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The 30-year-old fitness trainer spoke candidly last week about his own battle with depression and he claims he and his girlfriend offer one another...
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Upper East Region Hospitals Needs Mental Health Drugs Badly

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Psychiatric units in the Region are in dire need of psychotropic drugs to improve on the health care needs of psychiatric clients, Mr Edem...
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Ghana Sees Rising Rate in Mental Health Disorders

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Dr Gaynor Ama Ankamah, a Psychiatric at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), has expressed worry over the alarming rate of mental health cases...
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Taylor Swift Has Shown Selena Gomez Lots of Love and Support

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The 26-year-old singer - who checked into rehab in October after suffering an "emotional breakdown" following multiple hospitalisations due to issues related to Lupus...
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Mental Health Authority Advice Ghanaian Public On Mental Health

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The Mental Health Authority has urged Ghanaians to be cautious during this festive season on issues that may directly or indirectly affect their mental...

Liberia mobilizes funds towards improving children and adolescents mental health

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249 clinicians are now trained in mental health, with 83 specializing in the needs of children and adolescents ATLANTA…Nineteen clinicians specializing in child and adolescent...
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Mental Health Campaigns Must Go On

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Acting Upper West Regional Minister Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, has called for the stepping up of advocacy on mental health to protect the rights of...
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Brong-Ahafo Records 98 Attempted Suicide Cases

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Brong-Ahafo Region has recorded 98 cases of attempted suicide, a field survey conducted by MIHOSO International, a health centered Non-Governmental Organisation, has said. The survey,...
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Public Sector Workers Prone To Mental Health Issues

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Dr Akwasi Osei, Chief Executive of the Ghana Mental Health Authority (GMHA), has called for the government to do more to address the myriad...
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Friends of Mental Health NGO Launched

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According to the Mental Health Authority, about 4 million Ghanaians, out of the estimated population of 28 million, are suffering from mild to severe...
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Teachers Receive Training on Mental Health

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Dr. Eric Kweku Arhinful, a clinical psychiatry officer and the founder and director of Country Alliance on Mental illness (CAMI), a non-governmental organization (NGO)...
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Mental health cases rise in western Tanzania’s refugee camp

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An international medical humanitarian organization, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), said on Monday there was a rise in the number of mental health patients at...
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Handle Mental Health Issues With Circumspect – MHA CEO

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The Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority (MHA), Dr. Akwasi Osei, called on health workers to be circumspect in handling mental health...
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Parliament Charged to Fast Track Mental Health Bill Passage

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The Mental Health Leadership and Advocacy Programme (mhLAP) and the Mental Health Society of Ghana (MEHSOG) have urged Parliament to quickly pass the Legislative...
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2 NGOs Work to Advance Ghana’s Mental Health System

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A sensitization and orientation workshop has been organised to help traditional chiefs, queen mothers and opinion leaders in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District to appreciate common...
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Namibia lagging on mental health promotion

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Namibia is lagging far behind in the promotion of mental health and the provision of services compared to other health care delivery, an official...

Researchers Link Social Media Addiction to Depression

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Young adults are struggling with social media addiction far more than previously thought, researchers have warned. The more time young adults use social media, the...

V/R: Mental health workers decry lack of support

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Mental Health workers in the Volta Region are threatening to stop providing relevant information or service reports to the Mental Health Authority since they...
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Kennedy Agyapong needs divine deliverance

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A medical report is not required to confirm the unstable mental state of the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central in the Central...