"Substance abuse is higher, depression is wider, exhaustion is deeper. We’ve tapped out, we’re tuned out, we’ve emotionally flat-lined."
Report unearths neglect in Kenyan institutions, yet discrimination means children may be at risk of being killed if they remain in communities
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.
"As a teen I worried about my dimpled thighs, but then I had to deal with mental and physical illness."
The disorder is often misdiagnosed because symptoms mask the problem, but it can be treated with therapy