Therapy is a treatment for psychological problems in which therapists and clients work together to understand problems and come up with plans for fixing the problems. It is also called psychotherapy or counselling. It helps to resolve problematic behaviors, beliefs, feelings, relationship issues and sensations in the body.Read More
Research suggests that for some people, dietary changes can help to improve symptoms.
In fact, a substantial amount of research has examined how nutrition affects ADHD.
This article is an overview of these findings, discussing foods, diets, and supplements involved.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders affecting children. ADHD also affects many adults. Symptoms of ADHD include inattention (not being able to keep focus), hyperactivity (excess movement that is not fitting to the setting) and impulsivity (hasty acts that occur in the moment without thought).Read More
You may never know why a person took their own life by suicide. While it might have appeared that someone had everything to live for, it probably didn't feel that way to them.Read More
Suicidal thoughts are not uncommon. They arise as a response to stressful or challenging life situations, including physical or mental health issues, trauma, abuse, loneliness and isolation.Read More
In our society, suicide is such a taboo subject that comes with so much shame. No one, not even the friends or family of the deceased, openly admits that their loved one took their own life.Read More
Individuals affected by BPD often struggle with fear of abandonment, suffer detachment from reality and experience feelings of emptiness.Read More
Exercise has helped me manage my life in a significant way. I was able to finish my university courses because I exercised. I was able to excel at graduate school because I exercised.Read More
Over the past months and years, there have been news headlines about suicide – mostly committed by young people and celebrities –, and the reaction to these events has always been frustrating.Read More
What comes to mind when the word schizophrenia is spoken? Likely images of a dirty man or woman, with unkempt hair and tattered clothing, chatting away with someone that you can’t see, as they walk slowly down the town market. You might actually cross the road to avoid him or her, so as not to get caught up in their delusion.Read More
In some cases, PTSD affects people who are exposed to repeated traumatic events such as first responders who collect human remains or military men who are always on the battlefront.Read More
Autism is a mental disorder that begins in childhood and is characterized by persistent challenges in being able to engage in social communication and interaction with othersRead More
There are a lot of emotions that come after a suicide. But one thought that should not be among these valid emotions is that suicide is selfish. Suicide is a lot of things, but selfish is not one of them.Read More
Nearly everyone experiences suicidal thoughts at one point or another throughout their life. A simple fact about life is that many people consider committing suicide at some point in their lives. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, know that you’re not alone.Read More
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, commonly known as OCD, is an anxiety disorder characterised by recurrent and disturbing thoughts (called obsessions) and/or repetitive, ritualised behaviours that the person feels driven to perform (called compulsions).Read More
This site started as a result of conversations between friends who happened to be very interested in mental health and wanted to really talk about the stigma in society around the topic. A few weeks later, here we are. We aim to discuss, educate, and champion for mental health in Kenya. Read More