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Attempted suicide and Kenyan law

Today, 10th of October is World mental health day. In a country like Kenya, with high rates of infectious diseases, were 1.5 million people are pushed into extreme poverty every year due to health costs, mental health problems are not seen as conditions requiring medical care. After all, most mentally unwell people are physically, very able.  A lot of things get handled badly. Mentally unwell people are often labeled as ‘demon possessed’. I could go on about that one.