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GreyHub Advocates For FG To Implement Mental Health Policies

GreyHub Therapeutic Centre is urging the federal government to implement policies that will aid in the awareness and treatment of mental health diseases.

Speaking at the opening of its Ikoyi Centre, the Consultant Psychiatrist and Forensic medical examiner, Dr. Shola Olowookere, explained that the government was doing a lot at the federal level, stating that efforts should be made to ensure that information on mental health is able to reach rural areas and every sphere.

“The government has done well in passing the Mental Act Bill, even if it took a very long time, we hope subsequent ones wouldn’t take that long. The only thing I want from the government is a top-to-bottom approach. They are doing a lot at the federal level but they need to let it filter down to the Local governments and villages. We need a holistic solution that will cater to everyone.”

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According to Esther Akiola, the Manager at GreyHub Therapeutic Centre, Ikoyi, “We want to provide solutions and make sure people are getting the appropriate help that they need. With the formidable team that we have here, I know that it is something that is 100% achievable to get the help that people need.”

Also speaking, a Clinical Psychologist with GreyHub, Dr. Oluwakemi Akintoyese, said, “One of the things that we set out to achieve is to create more awareness on mental health issues so that people will feel less stigmatised and be able to talk so much about their issues as well as find help.

“We are also providing an enabling environment for people to come to us or speak to us.”