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Youth Suicide Cases are on the Rise in Kenya

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According to the Standard Digital,  a first study detailing incidence of suicide in Africa, estimates that about 3,000 Kenyans in every 100,000 commit or attempt to take their own lives. Kenya comes 65th out of 192 countries according to the World Health Rankings on suicide prevalence. The report says although more women than men in […]

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Bipolar Disorder – a Serious Mental Condition that can be Treated

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Bipolar disorder – also called manic depression or bipolar illness – is a mental condition that causes a person to fluctuate between mania and depression. It is characterized by unusual shifts in mood and energy levels. But of course it isn’t so simple. People are often mistaken about bipolar people – they believe that they […]

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Top 5 Healthcare Concerns to Kenyans

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In lieu of the recent news reports of Kenyan doctors striking, we (My Health Kenya) decided to launch a healthcare-themed […]

How to maintain happiness in 10 easy steps

There are hundreds if not thousands of quotes about happiness but no matter how many words of wisdom our ancestors […]

How to help your child deal with teenage stress

Like anyone else, teenagers are faced with stressful situations all the time. Adolescence and self- discovery are just some of […]

Signs of Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are common but people are either too detached from reality or burying their heads in the sand to […]

What to do When Feeling Suicidal

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Most people feel like committing suicide at one point in their lives but the difference is in how they deal […]

How to budget for Christmas

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We all want to spoil our loved ones and buy gifts for Christmas, but our pockets sometimes wouldn’t allow this […]