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About Gbm-em

The Gbm Foundation for Epilepsy and Mental Wellbeing maintains this blog to contribute towards the fight against all forms of stigma, rejection and abuses of epileptics and mentally ill from the social and medical systems.


Mental Health Awareness: The Trickle Down Effect

Last Thursday, we concluded our weekly contributions to the ongoing mental health awareness month by sharing our reflections on the need for engaging and consistent grassroots action. We need this especially todayRead More…


Mental Health Awareness: The Grassroots Effect

In several historical contexts, when any positive policy change is being sought for, there has most often been huge reliance and even outright involvement of the grassroots or community mobilization as itRead More…


Mental Health Awareness: What we Lose out

For over a decade now, WHO has seized itself of the emergency in addressing Mental Health as developmental priority. Prior to this era, Mental Health was at best a subject for ‘hushes’Read More…


Mental Health is Mental Wealth: Lets dare2talk about it

Mental Health and Mental Wealth are surely two different words. The First one according to Wikipedia, is defined as follows: Mental health is a level of psychologicalwell-being, or an absence of aRead More…


Mental Health Awareness: A Silent Crisis in Africa

Hello World, this is our second week of outreach and advocacy through our blog, and we want to keep the steam up as we contribute to raise awareness of mental health. LastRead More…