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SURVIVING COVID-19 PANDEMIC THROUGH MENTAL HEALTHLEGISLATION AND POLICY (Faith Ososagie)

Mental Health Legislation is required to ensure a regulatory framework for mentalhealth services and other providers of treatment and core and to ensure that thepublic and people with mental illness are afforded protection from the oftendevastating consequences of mental illness. The presence of mental healthlegislation helps people with a mental disorder to get the best possible care and treatment appropriate…

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Mental health legislation and policy: Role in surviving the COVID—19 pandemic (Grace Alioke)

coronavirus pandemic is moving swiftly like wildfire in a field of dried plants,and not onlydevouring contracted ones,but also causing fear,stress, anxiety, highblood pressure,and othermental imbalances for the non-contracted. Chime Asonye and HauwaOjeifo,contributors of CNBC Africa,reported that the Government-mandated social distancing and the implementation of other public health guidelines have led to emotional anguish and psychological challenges amongst restrictions on public…

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MENTAL HEALTH LEGISLATION AND POLICY: ROLES IN SURVIVING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. (Stephen Ayo)

The World Health Organization (WHO), defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.Mental health according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life,can work productively and…

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MENTAL HEALTH LEGISLATION AND POLICY: ROLES IN SURVIVING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. (Ucheakonam Chijioke Joshua)

INTRODUCTION:The novel Coronavirus pandemic has struck the world. Accompanying it has been an uncertaintywhich is increasingly testing the psychological resistance of the masses.1 With the global focus being the race to find a cure, little attention perhaps is being paid to the fact that people are going through a myriad of mental rigor. The unprecedented effects wrought by the pandemic…

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Mental Health Legislation and policy: Role in surviving the COVID-19 pandemic (Omoigberale Favour)

COVID-19 has overwhelmed virtually every sector in countries of the world and has gradually but steadily enveloped almost all of Africa. To fight against the rapid spread of this pandemic, socialdistancing and the implementation of other public health guidelines have been put in place, resulting in anguish, psychological challenges amidst restrictions on public life, economic hardship, and anxiety. According to…

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MENTAL HEALTH LEGISLATION AND POLICY: ROLE IN SURVIVING THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC (Desmond Dickson)

Everyone can feel the heat, the fever and difficulty in breathing.In fact, almost everyone is coughing and sneezing in pain. An aspect of medical science that has long suffered neglect is mental health. Nigeria as a country needs an amended mental health legislation in sync with present times.On November 2019, the senate passed a mental health bill for a second…

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Covid 19 Support
With the declaration of the COVID-19 as an international pandemic, Protostar Initiative has shifted our resources and efforts to supporting the social and mental health effects of the emergency while still achieving our mission.
Covid-19 Support
With the declaration of the COVID-19 as an international pandemic, Protostar Initiative has shifted our resources and efforts to supporting the social and mental health effects of the emergency while still achieving our mission.
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