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CPRI holds end of project learning conference

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The Centre for People’s Empowerment and Rights Initiative (CPRI) has held a meeting in Wa to disseminate findings of an end of project evaluation...
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NGO calls for investment into SRH interventions for persons with mental illness

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Basic Needs –Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has called for more investments into Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) interventions for persons with mental illness. The...
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CSOs receive mental health/disability inclusion grants

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A Ghana participation programme, known as the Ghana Somubi Dwumadie, has awarded evidence and effectiveness grants for mental health and disability inclusion to nine...
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Government to establish mental health fund

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Government is working towards the establishment of a mental health fund to be financed from the mental health levy, Mr Kwaku Agyemang...
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Subsidise antipsychotic drugs: Mental health patients send SOS to government

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Mental health patients have called on Government to subsidise the prices of antipsychotic drugs to make them affordable. They also suggested that the drugs be...
ILLUSTRATION - Regular hiking won't just keep you fit, but is also a way to improve your mental health, research shows. Photo: Christin Klose/dpa

Lace ’em up! For a mental health boost, take a hike

(dpa) - There's hardly an outdoor activity requiring as little preparation as hiking. It's a perfect way to be physically active during the pandemic...

Stigmatizing cured lepers threatens their mental health

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Gracia Helarie Fraikue, second runner-up of the 2020 Miss Health Ghana pageantry, says cured lepers need to be shown love so that they feel...
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Miss Health Ghana Queen sensitises UDS students on mental health

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Ms Akambey Awontemi Issabella, the first runner up of the 2020 Miss Health Ghana beauty pageantry, has urged fresh students at the University for...
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MEHSOG advocates inclusive policy for mental health

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The Mental Health Society of Ghana (MEHSOG) with partner organisations has unveiled a project towards inclusive participation in national policy decision and promotion of...
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MindFreedomGhana calls for greater investment in mental health

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Mindfreedom Ghana has called for greater investment in Ghana’s mental health to help address the myriad of challenges facing people living with psychosocial disorders...
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People with mental health conditions living in chains – Report

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Thousands of people with mental health conditions are chained around the world with some, as young as 10 years, confined for weeks, months and...
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BasicNeeds-Ghana holds workshop on disability, mental health

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BasicNeeds-Ghana, a mental health advocacy organisation, has held a two-day training workshop on mental health and disability mainstreaming and inclusion reporting for media professionals...
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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...
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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...