Women and mental health in Africa: as part of its signature Heal by Hair program, the Bluemind Foundation unveils a report of cross studies between African women and their hairdressers

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 66 million women suffer from depression and anxiety disorders in Africa, and 85% of them do not have access to treatment. Indeed, only one in five African countries has a mental health policy, and…

Nigeria’s First Toll-free Line Focused on Mental Health Issues

Officials say social distancing and the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the economy have tripled the number of mental health cases. In response, Nigeria has launched a toll-free 24-hour helpline staffed by trained psychologists and counselors. Psychologist Aisha Abdullahi heads the…

How cHas Proven To Be The Silent Pandemic

BY PAULA SLIER AND SASHA STAR PHYSICAL HEALTH HAS BEEN BROUGHT INTO sharp focus over the last year as people watch for any sign of irregular temperature, loss of breath, or a tickle at the back of their throat. Yet,…

Mental Health Resources For Black People

By Poptimes News Team Focusing on your mental health is an important aspect to well-being, but due to the stigma surrounding mental health, many people are afraid or embarrassed to discuss what they’re going through and seek help from qualified…