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Focus on children's mental health, WHO urges African leaders

10 October 2018, 08:11 | Silvia Roy

Focus on children's mental health, WHO urges African leaders

Focus on children's mental health, WHO urges African leaders

Hundreds of millions of pounds allocated to improve mental health services for children may not have been spent as intended and could have been used elsewhere, Whitehall's spending watchdog has concluded. "In the United Kingdom and Australia, peer-to-peer education programs encourage young people to support one another".

How can you serve the mental health needs of a country where there are just 10 psychiatrists for a population of 13 million people?

"A child can suffer enormous stress due to small reasons like getting scolded or bullied in school, disputes between parents and even day-to-day pressure like forcing for a haircut", said Dr Arjun Raj Kunwar, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Kanti Children's Hospital. One such discussion was held on Twitter earlier this year during May, which is considered as Mental Health Month.

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Mental disorders are estimated to cost the global community almost $2.5 trillion each year - and those costs are increasing.

The harmful use of alcohol and illicit drugs among adolescents were also identified as contributing to risky behaviours such as violence, unsafe sex and dangerous driving.

Chambers says that Sadag is receiving more and more calls from young people who are in crisis and need help, as well as more requests to do school talks and debriefing sessions after a learner suicide.

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The governor explained that people with mental health problems deserve love, care, understanding and support.

'Suicide is the most extreme and visible symptom of the larger mental health emergency we are so far failing to adequately address.

Corrigan said another reason why mental illness can be so costly is because it often affects younger people in their prime working years. We have commenced the construction of primary health centres across the state to reach all Edo people and residents irrespective of where they reside.

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"The Benin Specialist Hospital will be open to offer specialist care to patients before the end of the year and we have received letters of intent from experts in the health sector, who want to partner with us to ensure that our health system can meet the needs of our people", he added.



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