Viktor Awuse

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How can awareness be brought to the lack of mental health resources in Nigeria.

There are currently only 140 psychiatric professionals working in Nigeria.This is in a country with a population of 160million. This project aims to investigate the prevailing attitudes towards mental health issues in Nigeria and examine government initiatives dealing with mental health. With such a low number of professional psychiatrists and the absence of a position for a mental health official in the entire ministry of health, it seems the Nigerian government is neglecting to invest sufficiently in medical and support services for people suffering from mental health problems.

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  • Jul 25 2013: Advertise in america, there are lots of jobless psychologists and such out of college.