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Mental health services are scarce in Nigeria but there’s a huge need: what we learnt from callers to a hotline

By Aloysius Odii, Lecturer, University of Nigeria
Nnenna Mba-Oduwusi, Principal Consultant
Emergency hotlines have a crucial role to play in improving access to mental health services, particularly in countries where these services are in short supply.

This is the case in Nigeria, where in one study one in every four people reported one or more types of mental illness. In a country of 200 million people, there are fewer than 150 psychiatrists, and less…The Conversation

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