Tag Archives: depression

Are you OK? by Debra Riako

Today – the 10th October is mental health awareness day, a time for global directed focus on this issue that is speedily becoming the leading health issue of our time. And for today, I introduce the first guest blogger on healthkenya.co.ke. I believe that you will learn something from Debra Riako, a brave young lady who shares her struggles with mental health issues.

Depression in women – part 2

In most of Africa, when women bring their babies for vaccination, they have to sit through talks by nurses at the clinics on the value of immunizations, good nutrition and family planning. It would not be difficult for another small chat to be added about how to spot post-partum depression and point new mothers to a place where they can find help for free.