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  • Empowering Strategies for Nurturing Your Mental Health

    Taking care of your mental health is just as important as caring for your physical well-being. Here are some effective coping strategies that might help during tough times: Talk About It: Sharing your feelings with someone you trust can make a huge difference. Whether it’s a friend, family member, or a professional, opening up can…

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  • World Suicide Prevention Day 2023: Creating Hope through Responsible Media Reporting

    September 10th marks World Suicide Prevention Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about suicide and taking action to prevent it. One crucial aspect of suicide prevention is responsible media reporting. The way suicides are portrayed in the media can have a profound impact on public perception, attitudes, and behaviors. This year’s theme, “Creating Hope…

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  • Toxic Workplaces & Mental Health: Identifying the red flags

    I have come to appreciate how much control I have in my recovery journey. As a PWLE (Person With Lived Experience), being very intentional about how I safeguard my mental health has always been my number one priority. Recovery is a very personal journey. Everyone’s recovery looks different. However, as you progress in recovery one…

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  • Kenya Suicide Prevention Strategy, a step in the right direction.

    As I peruse through the Kenya Suicide Prevention Strategy 2021 to 2026 that was recently launched by the Ministry of Health, I can’t help but think about how the provisions within this strategy would have come in handy back in 2011 when I attempted suicide. As a survivor of suicide and as a person with…

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  • Men’s Mental Health

    The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) recorded 1442 suicides in Kenya between 2015 and 2018 while crime statistics from the country’s National Police Service reveal that suicide is only second to murder in the homicide category. The Kenya Mental Health Taskforce report indicated that men were four more times likely to die by suicide than…

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  • Creating a Positive Workplace: The Dos and Don’ts of Emotionally Intelligent Management

    Emotionally intelligent managers are essential for creating a positive and productive work environment. These managers understand how emotions drive behavior and use this insight to create positive outcomes in the workplace. In this article, we will discuss the dos and don’ts of emotionally intelligent management and how they can create a happier and more productive…

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