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Have you been told any of these 5 myths about mental illness?

5 myths about mental illness

This post was first published on AfricanHadithi, an online magazine about Africa by Africans on everyday African experiences.  In a post on AfricanHadithi, I talked about how Tinsel has not being as helpful as it could have to the cause of mental health and disorders, and one of the things I said was that the show would have […]

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Why mental illness is no laughing matter

I was recently in a car with a couple of friends (they were actually a couple!) and the husband suddenly started laughing. His wife asked him what was funny and turning to me, he pointed out the window and said, laughter still in his voice: “Isn’t that one of your patients?” I looked in the […]

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