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Kenyan program recruits faith healers to help identify mentally ill

Kenyan program recruits faith healers to help identify mentally ill

Source: The Gazette By: Fredrick Nzwili, RNS April 8, 2016 WOTE, Kenya (RNS) Across Africa, many people believe mental illness is caused by curses, witchcraft or demons. In such places,… Read more »

Double-Edged Stigma for People With Mental Illness and HIV

Double-Edged Stigma for People With Mental Illness and HIV

By David Njagi People with mental illnesses who are also living with HIV face the worst kind of stigma within Kenyan society, experts have warned. Reports by the Kenya AIDS… Read more »

Create Free Call Services For Suicide Cases, Urges USP Kenya

Create Free Call Services For Suicide Cases, Urges USP Kenya

  Source: techmoran.com The Users and Survivors of Psychiatry in Kenya organization is appealing to Kenyan telecoms to install toll free call services to rescue individuals living with mental disorders, following… Read more »

Mental Patients On the Rise in Eldoret Hospital

Mental Patients On the Rise in Eldoret Hospital

Source: The Star By Mathews Ndanyi and Eva Lagat MOI Teaching and Referral Hospital has recorded an increasing number of cases of mental illness from Western. Psychiatrist Lukoye Atwoli attributed… Read more »

The Mental Health Act Kenya.

The Mental Health Act Kenya.

By healthjournal254 on March 20, 2014 CHAPTER 248 Revised Edition 1991 Printed and Published by the Government Printer Nairobi CHAPTER 248 THE MENTAL HEALTH ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I… Read more »

I’m No Longer a Slave to This Monster

I’m No Longer a Slave to This Monster

Source: Daily Nation Felista Wangari 13 September 2011 My eldest brother was 17 years old when he committed suicide. He had suffered from some form of mental illness for some… Read more »

Staff Shortage Hurts Drug Rehab Drive

Staff Shortage Hurts Drug Rehab Drive

Source: Daily Nation Anthony Kitimo 21 July 2011 Nairobi — Delegates attending a drug abuse conference in Mombasa yesterday came face-to-face with the crisis facing addicts at the Coast General… Read more »

Women Sweep Mombasa Streets of the Mentally Ill

Women Sweep Mombasa Streets of the Mentally Ill

Source: Daily Nation Mazera Ndurya 14 May 2011 Nairobi — Mombasa county has arguably the largest number of people with mental illness. A walk in many of the streets will… Read more »

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