Wow! Stunned to run in to this hardly an hour after my last blog post on mental health neglect in Africa. Thanks so much TO!
A herbalist at work on one of his patients. Photo: Kunle Falayi
My visit to traditional healers of mental illnesses in Nigeria was really eye-opening. The extent of overhaul needed in Nigeria’s mental health system is simply staggering. I will say the investigation was really eye-opening for me. The fun part was hanging out with those herbalists. Lol
Read here: One psychiatrist, a million patients: Traditional healers take charge of mental cases in Nigeria (II)