Monthly Archive: November, 2018

Mothers killing babies: A Positive Mental Health Perspective

Becoming a mother is expected to bring joy and fulfillment. The unusual act of Infanticide is the intentional killing of infants. It is a dastardly act which is more commonly carried out by women. Recently, the news of a 21-year-old lady in Enugu who allegedly (she has not been found guilty) killed her newborn child was trending on social media....

Workplace mental health for employers and employees

 Workplace mental health can be defined as “optimal psychological functioning that allows the individual to be able to fulfill his occupational goals and participate in occupational activities while maintaining a mutually acceptable relationship with co-workers towards ensuring the overall development of the organization”. For an individual to attain this level of functioning there must be progressive contributions from the employer,...

School mental health guide for parents and teachers

 The entire growth of a child or adolescent is not just the obvious physical growth and maturation. Holistic growth and development entail physical, mental and social development of an individual. The school environment must not just complement the efforts of the parents but provide a mechanism for proactively identifying children who need specific interventions towards enhancing their performance. The outcome...