A Mental Health Authority Initiative

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Qualityrights e-training in mental health

New QualityRights training, guidance materials now available

As part of the QualityRights initiative, the World Health Organization (WHO) has developed a new comprehensive training, guidance and assessment package materials. The materials together with slider sets, was launched on Wednesday 27th November 2019 by the World Health...

Mental health help

How to help someone with a mental health condition

Often times, we go through disturbing moments and people help us through them. There are times we have been worried about other people’s mental health. Whether they are a friend, family member or colleague, there are many ways to...

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Suicide: A Permanent Solution to a Temporary Problem

You have undoubtedly heard the phrase, “Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.” But is it accurate? Let’s dissect it. First off, ending your life via suicide is permanent. No question about it. There is no going...

Key Steps to improve your mental Wellbeing

Key Steps to improve your mental Wellbeing

Mental wellbeing describes your mental state - how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. Our mental wellbeing is dynamic. It can change from moment to moment, day to day, month to month or...

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How it feels like living with bipolar disorder in Ghana

Mental health issues are often controversial globally and in many African societies they are discussed superstitiously. Those with mental conditions hardly speak out and families with persons with mental health conditions often suffer discrimination. But in Ghana, one young...

The Breakdown of Ghana’s Mental HealthCare

..Social protection describes help and support designed to protect the vulnerable in society or at risk of hardship such as those affected by illness, family circumstances or age. The plight of the street mental health patient, challenges the said...