Our mental health is the core of our being. It is a fundamental need in our growth; Physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. The most frequent of diagnosis of mental illnesses made in general hospital settings are depression,substance abuse, stress and anxiety disorders. The prevalence of mental disorders may also be attributed to the noted cases of suicide, homicides and violence at household level. The traumatic events such as accidents and disasters as well as violence and conflicts, for example the Covid-19 pandemic has played a significant role in the development of post-traumatic disorders, anxiety and depression globally
“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”
~Laurell K. Hamilton.