14 million mentally ill, many in prolonged grief

“Grief is such a difficult one. Thanks for sharing this article,” commented Guardian Lane in reaction to my blog post titled: “Tears of an orphan,”  which I shared on Linkedln with the following introduction: “Coping with grief sometimes includes being able to talk about it or to write about it. And so I write. Often… Continue reading 14 million mentally ill, many in prolonged grief

Look closer is he that you know a psychopath?

Lately, I am reviewing things that have happened in my life and I am beginning to wonder if I have looked in the eyes of a psychopath and did not realise so, or, perhaps, more accurately, did not accept that he could be one. How does one truly know a psychopath in action? For many… Continue reading Look closer is he that you know a psychopath?

Mental ill-health in Uganda during the covid-19 pandemic

I am thinking about how hard hitting the covid-19 pandemic is on the mental health of us, the survivors. Often you hear or read of agonizing stories of how loved ones watched on helplessly us our healthcare system failed us not only once, twice, but repeatedly, every single day. Social media is awash with death… Continue reading Mental ill-health in Uganda during the covid-19 pandemic

State of mental healthcare shows mental ill-health of Ugandans

The weekend around 3rd October 2016, a child, a young girl, clearly mentally ill is reported to have wandered away from the major mental health care facility in Uganda - Butabika National Mental Referral Hospital - which is located in Luzira, about 4 to 5 kilometers from Bugolobi in Kampala. She likely wandered away and… Continue reading State of mental healthcare shows mental ill-health of Ugandans