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Raising Awareness and Understanding: Celebrating World Bipolar Day in Nigeria

World Bipolar Day is a significant occasion that brings attention to bipolar disorder, a mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. In Nigeria, where mental health awareness and resources are still developing, it is crucial to shine a light on this often misunderstood disorder. The Stop Mental Illness Foundation is proud to join […]

Discover the Power of Understanding Mental Health: Watch, Share, and Give Feedback

We are excited to announce that the Stop Mental Illness Foundation’s Basic Level mental health training is now underway. As part of Week One, we are excited to present the replay video on Understanding Mental Health (November 4th & 5th). This video provides valuable insights into the intricacies of mental health and equips viewers with essential […]

Parenting and child’s mental health 

  pdf_20230507_140931_0000 (1)     EDITOR: OLUSEYI ELIZABETH ODUDIMU     Parenting and child’s mental health Parenting Parenting practices can have a significant impact on a child’s mental health. Positive parenting practices that promote emotional warmth, responsiveness, and consistency have been associated with better mental health outcomes for children.     Emotional warmth refers to parents’ ability […]

Don’t Spit On the River You Once Drank From

I breaks my heart and sometimes brings tears to my eyes when I see people speak ill of their benefactors and/or mentors because of MIS-UNDERSTANDINGS (take note of the prefix – MIS. What that simply means is this, understanding that is ‘missing.’). If you have outgrown the usefulness of your benefactors and/or mentors, don’t burn […]

“School Is a Scam”

    Recently, I was with a group of Nigerian youths discussing the state of our educational system. During my enlightening conversation with those group of youths, one of them said, “Egbon Kay, e gbagbe; e ma waasu fun waaaaaaaaaaaaaaa (meaning, brother Kay, don’t bother yourself to preach to usssssssssssssss), school is a scam!” I asked […]