mental health

“An African man like me depressed?” Why representation matters in the movies

Eromo Egbejule

The continent’s largest film industry has been getting mental health all wrong with dangerous consequences. Now, that’s changing.


End the stigma of mental illness

Bernard J Tyson

Tackling the problem requires leaders in all spheres to make mental health a global priority


‘Tis the season: It’s festive, It’s fokol but depression is real

Mia Arderne

"Substance abuse is higher, depression is wider, exhaustion is deeper. We’ve tapped out, we’re tuned out, we’ve emotionally flat-lined."


Investigation reveals shocking conditions at NGOs caring for disabled people

Naomi Larsson

Report unearths neglect in Kenyan institutions, yet discrimination means children may be at risk of being killed if they remain in communities


72 hours to care: The precarious road to psychiatric help

Thalia Holmes

For many people with severe mental illnesses, these special wards can be a lifeline and the first step to care — if they can get there.