NCDs 365 day 196-200- UNDERSTANDING ILL MENTAL HEALTH SIGNS

Day 196 of 365: Early signs and symptoms of Mental illness P1 Signs and symptoms of mental illness can vary, depending on the disorder, circumstances and other factors. Mental illness symptoms can affect emotions, thoughts and behaviors. Examples of signs and symptoms include: Feeling sad or down Confused thinking or reduced ability to concentrate Excessive…

NCDs 365 day 189-195-UNDERSTANDING COMMON MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS.

Day 189 of 365: Let’s understand : Depression Depression is a common mental disorder and one of the main causes of disability worldwide. Globally, an estimated 264 million people are affected by depression.1 More women are affected than men. Depression is characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth,…

STOWELINK WORKS WITH VIHIGA COUNTY TO SUPPORT REOPENING OF 4 NCDS CLINICS.

Stowelink through the support from NCDs Alliance of Kenya has embarked on a project aimed at Increasing the priority, attention and budget allocation (IPBA) for NCDs at the national and county levels. This project aims at working with people living with NCDS together with the county governments and relevant stakeholders to educate the county on…

NCDS 365 NEW PARTNERS WORKING IN SICKLE CELL, MENTAL HEALTH AND MORE.

The NCDs 365 project continues to educate communities and societies across the globe with active partnerships in 8 African countries. The project as continued to attract partnerships and this month we are pleased to welcome our newest partners: WOMEN FOR DEMENTIA (DEMENTIA AND MENTAL HEALTH) HUMANITY RESCUE FOUNDATION(SICKLE CELL) THE WELL BEING INITIATIVE (NCDS ADVOCACY)…

NCDs 365 day 182-188- INTRODUCTION TO MENTAL HEALTH

DAY 182 OF 365: WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH According to the World Health Organization (WHO): “Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.”…