A must read: Medical expert says 64 million Nigerians suffer from mental illness

Date: 10-10-2013 8:03 pm (7 years ago) | Author: Abraham Dickson
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The expert advocated for quick passage of the Mental Health bill by the National Assembly.

The Founder of the Mental Health Foundation, Emmanuel Owoyemi, said on Thursday that 64 million Nigerians had one form of mental illness or the other. Mr. Owoyemi, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos, on the sideline of a forum to mark the 2013 World Mental Health Day, attributed the situation to the absence of a mental health policy in the country.

Mental healthThe forum had the theme: “Mental Health and Older Adults”. “64 million Nigerians today are going through one form of mental illness or the other because everything that would cause mental illness is on the increase in Nigeria. “Poverty is on the increase, hopelessness is on the increase, insecurity is on the increase.

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Posted: at 10-10-2013 08:03 PM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
- ajanni at 10-10-2013 08:17 PM (7 years ago)
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very serious
Posted: at 10-10-2013 08:17 PM (7 years ago) | Grande Master
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- wakawaka247 at 10-10-2013 08:28 PM (7 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes i hope they no Forget to add Ajanni ,if they did then Ajanni made it 65 Million  Grin
Posted: at 10-10-2013 08:28 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ajanni at 10-10-2013 10:22 PM (7 years ago)
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Quote from: wakawaka247 on 10-10-2013 08:28 PM
Roll Eyes i hope they no Forget to add Ajanni ,if they did then Ajanni made it 65 Million  Grin
  b but you're the number one now, I saw the list na
Posted: at 10-10-2013 10:22 PM (7 years ago) | Grande Master
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- Afrogotojail at 10-10-2013 11:47 PM (7 years ago)
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Witches are consider mental patients
Posted: at 10-10-2013 11:47 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ajanni at 11-10-2013 06:57 AM (7 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 11-10-2013 06:57 AM (7 years ago) | Grande Master
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- Toks-E at 11-10-2013 07:50 AM (7 years ago)
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Many are mad and roaming about and few are actually in medical institutions.

Posted: at 11-10-2013 07:50 AM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- wakawaka247 at 11-10-2013 06:22 PM (7 years ago)
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Quote from: ajanni on 10-10-2013 10:22 PM
  b but you're the number one now, I saw the list na

   Roll Eyes  out of 64 Million ,only you make am 65 Million ,bcos you carry a Million Problem  Shocked
Posted: at 11-10-2013 06:22 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ajanni at 12-10-2013 05:23 AM (7 years ago)
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Quote from: ajanni on 11-10-2013 06:57 AM
Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 12-10-2013 05:23 AM (7 years ago) | Grande Master
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- jossy4reall at 12-10-2013 01:39 PM (7 years ago)
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including  the Founder Emmanuel Owoyemi

Posted: at 12-10-2013 01:39 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- mary11 at 12-10-2013 01:44 PM (7 years ago)
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64million? Haba dats 2much naw
U mean in every 3nigerians u must find 1mad pson?
How many come dey gistmania?
Cos I know some here abi make I call their names?

Posted: at 12-10-2013 01:44 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- ajanni at 12-10-2013 08:01 PM (7 years ago)
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yes
Posted: at 12-10-2013 08:01 PM (7 years ago) | Grande Master
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- Ashonibare at 30-04-2014 11:16 AM (6 years ago)
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actualy, d list na fake, e supose 2 b 170milion, bcoz all of us in 9ja get mental illness! Includin doz dt compile d list!
Posted: at 30-04-2014 11:16 AM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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