Mental Health Crisis: The emerging epidemic from Nigeria.

A young woman with her head clasped in her hand in an angonising way

Nigeria has a mental health bomb ticking and waiting to explode. Yet, whether by design or wilful act of delusion, Nigeria has chosen to completely ignore this epidemic and create instead an unstainable approach rooted in shame, religion, and stigma.

As we celebrate World Mental Health Awareness Week, I am taking a pause as someone who has and is struggling from…