Lagos begins free mental treatment

Date: 14-10-2011 2:15 am (10 years ago) | Author: dammy rose
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Lagos begins free mental treatment

 News    Thursday, October 13, 2011


BY CHIOMA OBINNA & GABRIEL OLAWALE

IKEJA- THE Lagos State Government has developed a new mental health policy that would guarantee free treatment of mental disorders at all levels of care.
 

 The policy which ensures comprehensive coverage of mental healthcare issues would be pursued through integration of mental healthcare services into Primary Healthcare.

At the launch of the policy in Lagos, as part of the commemoration of the 2011 World Mental Health Day, with the theme; "The Great Push, Investing in Mental Health, Visibility, Rights and Recovery", the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, said: "This policy is based on the national philosophy of social justice and equity, and it is hoped that full implementation will commence very shortly."

According to him, the objective of the State government is to sharpen the concept of recovery and define its principle features. "We will promote, implement, and adopt any appropriate and culturally acceptable method for bringing relief to those suffering from mental illness," he stated.

Giving insight into the policy, Idris said that apart from free treatment, persons with mental cases will be offered referral to specialist services for further assessment, treatment and care if they require.

He said: "Mental, neurological and substance abuse account for 14 per cent of the global burden of diseases and in Lagos alone, an average of 14 per cent of the total population suffer from one form of mental illness or the other. These illnesses may not necessarily be psychosis but untreated minor mental illnesses which affect the quality of life."

The policy will ensure that anyone who has attempted suicide has a mental health evaluation free of charge and also develop local systems for suicide audit to learn lessons and take necessary action.

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- kebella at 14-10-2011 07:00 AM (10 years ago)
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- kebella at 14-10-2011 10:43 AM (10 years ago)
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- cadanre at 14-10-2011 10:52 AM (10 years ago)
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- cadanre at 14-10-2011 10:53 AM (10 years ago)
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Quote from: kebella on 14-10-2011 10:43 AM
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- kebella at 14-10-2011 12:28 PM (10 years ago)
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- mallorca at 14-10-2011 12:30 PM (10 years ago)
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- Henchmann at 14-10-2011 12:36 PM (10 years ago)
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- kebella at 14-10-2011 12:59 PM (10 years ago)
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Quote from: kebella on 14-10-2011 12:28 PM
ur kidding right? Shocked Shocked

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Cadanre, better act fast.


Never worry urself. I know you are already there. I go send somebody with some kilish to give you. It will help you see beta.  Grin Grin Grin

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- kebella at 14-10-2011 06:25 PM (10 years ago)
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- mallorca at 14-10-2011 07:13 PM (10 years ago)
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Quote from: cadanre on 14-10-2011 07:16 PM
Quote from: mallorca on 14-10-2011 07:13 PM
which centre is close to Ejigbo

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- cadanre at 14-10-2011 07:19 PM (10 years ago)
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Quote from: mallorca on 14-10-2011 07:17 PM
Quote from: cadanre on 14-10-2011 07:16 PM
Quote from: mallorca on 14-10-2011 07:13 PM
which centre is close to Ejigbo

Ask Keb, she has the address for she is already there. I hear say her own de special.   Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
are you seroius? Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes

Very serious. Just ask her.

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- cadanre at 14-10-2011 07:22 PM (10 years ago)
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Quote from: kebella on 14-10-2011 06:25 PM
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