Wednesday, October 10 was celebrated as World Mental Health Day, a day designed to draw attention to the importance of mental health.
A US$65,500 wellness unit situated on the compound of the C. H. Rennie hospital in Margibi has been completed.
Mental health stakeholders have been intensifying their efforts to train qualified professionals to provide better mental health care to Liberians across the country.
Stakeholders in the mental health sector have launched an awareness campaign to reduce the discrimination and stigma against persons with epilepsy.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs earlier this week began the distribution of the approved Mental Health Act signed into law by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to key institutions.
A few days before World Mental Health Day, Liberia’s chief medical officer, Dr. Francis Kateh, celebrated the graduation of 22 specialized child and adolescent mental health clinicians at the Monrovia City Hall.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has finally signed into law the long overdue Mental Health Act.
Liberia’s own Dr. Janice Cooper is expected to receive Boston University’s highest public health award today.