Tag Archives: Mental Illness

Mental Illness – What is Schizophrenia?


When someone behaves erratically we say they are schizophrenic. When people have two or more sides to their personality, we also say they must have schizophrenia. But what really is this devastating disorder? A study published in The Lancet found that schizophrenia with active psychosis is the third most disabling condition after quadriplegia and dementia, […]

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Providing support for loved ones suffering from mental illness

Mental Illness

Do you have a friend, family member or loved one who suffers from a mental illness or handicap? Do you often find yourself in situations where you do not know what to do or cannot find the appropriate words to make the situation better? If you’ve answered yes to those questions, don’t feel bad. We […]

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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


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