Nakuru groups bring fun to the elderly in prison

It was fun and dance at the Nakuru GK prison on Monday when three organizations from Nakuru celebrated the International Day of Older Persons with elderly inmates at the men’s prison. Psychiatric Disability Organization (PDO), the Kenya Red Cross and Nakuru Players Theater joined hands to bring smiles to the older inmates faces most of whom […]

Nakuru groups bring fun to the elderly in prison

How do I tell if I have maternal depression?

Maternal depression includes a range of conditions that can affect women during pregnancy and up to one year postpartum. This spectrum of conditions includes prenatal depression, the “baby blues,” postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis. The symptoms of maternal depression that occur during or after pregnancy are similar. If you experience more than five of the following […]

How do I tell if I have maternal depression?

Let’s talk suicide

September is suicide awareness month. Suicide, the act of taking one’s own life is more common than most Kenyans think. This is because it is rarely reported due to the stigma attached to it. There are two types of suicidal ideation; passive and active. Passive suicidal ideation is characterized by a desire to die but […]

Let’s talk suicide

Nakuru charity launches free online mental health tests

A Nakuru based health charity has partnered with a US based tech organization TrustCircle to launch a new innovative mHealth Tests platform to be provided free to all Kenyans. The online mHealth Tests are clinically validated mental health screening tests that are completely anonymous, secure, fast and available on any device, anywhere, anytime. Currently, depression, […]

Nakuru charity launches free online mental health tests