DEPRESSION Depression today is the most common mental illness in Nigeria. About 6 in 10 Nigerians experience mental illness signs or symptoms at some point in their lives. Yet fewer than half of those with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, major depression or panic disorder receive any treatment. The […]
Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that affects social interaction, communication and behavior. It is characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. It is a spectrum condition, meaning that it affects each person differently. Heres everything you need to know about autism, including how its diagnosed and treated. […]
Five practical ideas on how to deal with urges and cravings after you’ve decided to abstain from drugs and alcohol.
For anyone in recovery, here are five practical ideas on how to deal with urges and cravings after you’ve decided to abstain from drugs and alcohol. 1. Cravings are normal Everyone whos engaged in addictive behavior will experience uncomfortable cravings (I want it badly) and urges (I need to roll in the hay now). they’re […]
In a society filled with stress, anxiety disorders-phobias, panic attacks, separation/social anxiety, self-harming and suicidal tendencies, economic recession, alcoholic parents, absente parental upbringing, social unrest and drug addiction, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression, gender fluidity, religious fundamentalism, and hate crimes, we all need one, two or more of the following: Parental Skills Training, Cognitive […]