Blog

  • Homelessness and mental health

    Homelessness and mental health

    Posted June 15, 2014 By in Uncategorized With | No Comments

    A few state governments have confronted the issue of homelessness with approaches that may not invariably deliver the wholesome benefits often characterised by spurious ad hoc rehabilitation programmes of a few weeks, with the ultimate goal of repatriation which my lawyer friend describes as obnoxious when these homeless individuals are Nigerians. Another popular issue in …

    Read More...

  • IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH AND LIVING LIFESTYLE

    Posted June 14, 2014 By in Uncategorized With | No Comments

    IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH AND LIVING LIFESTYLE THIS WEEKEND WITH THIS FEW TIPS Get Active this weekend. Take a walk down the road in your neighbourhood, go swimming, and visit the gym. Ditch your car and walk or stroll to your destination. Find something active that you like to do and add it to your day; …

    Read More...

  • YOUNG PEOPLE AND DRUGS

    Posted June 13, 2014 By in Uncategorized With | No Comments

    The relationship between young people and substance abuse can be described as a complex one. At any different time in any different area, youth will be using a myriad of substances that is most easily accessible with different pattern of abuse. Adolescence is a time of experimentation as teens takes risk and often try different …

    Read More...

  • HOW WELL DO YOU COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR DOCTOR?

    Posted By in Uncategorized With | No Comments

    How well you and your doctor talk to each other is one of the most important parts of getting good health care. In healthcare, good communication provides the best outcomes with the least mistakes. Effective communication will help ensure that you get what you need. Communication involves the exchange of ideas and requires listening as …

    Read More...

  • Recession ‘led to 10,000 suicides’

    Recession ‘led to 10,000 suicides’

    Posted June 12, 2014 By in Uncategorized With | No Comments

    THE economic crisis in Europe and North America led to more than 10,000 extra suicides, according to figures from UK researchers. A study, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, showed “suicides have risen markedly”. The research group said some deaths may have been avoidable as some countries showed no increase in suicide rate. Campaign …

    Read More...

  • CRITERIA OF MENTAL HEALTH

    Posted By in Uncategorized With | No Comments

    What we are about to discuss are the criteria to check on how healthy you are mentally? Do you think that a person with diabetes that is controlled with medication can still be regarded as healthy? How does this compare with a person who has mental illness that is controlled with medication? The most common …

    Read More...

  • UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS

    UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS

    Posted June 11, 2014 By in Uncategorized With | 1 Comment

    What is mental illness? Mental illness refers collectively to all diagnosable mental disorder characterized by alterations in thinking, mood, or behaviour or a combination of these, mediated by the brain and associated with distress and  impaired functioning . Do you think that a person with diabetes that is controlled with medication can still be regarded …

    Read More...

© Nightingale Foundation RC 58494 . Site by Technobrand