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Yearly Archives: 2017

OPINION PIECE: MENTAL HEALTH STIGMA IS THE PRODUCT OF A CRIMINAL ANCESTRAL NEGLECT AND OUR PARENTS AND THEIR PARENTS BEFORE THEM, SHOULD BE ASHAMED. With the passing years come innovations and amazing discoveries in health that keep us in awe; the new age is here and we absolutely have our ancestors to thank, and why...
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I remember I live in a consciousness that Keeps me hostage at different times of the day Every day of my life I remember sounds Brought on by a disorder that paralyses my senses Shadows swirling in terrifying darkness Sounds of a heavy foot Hot breath, and cruel laughter Flurry clothes Buttons flying A struggle,...
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WHY IS THIS RESOURCE NECESSARY? More than 50 research studies worldwide have found that certain types of news coverage can increase the likelihood of suicide in vulnerable individuals. The magnitude of the increase is related to the amount, duration and prominence of coverage. Risk of additional suicides increases when the story explicitly describes the suicide...
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It’s getting dark again This life is confusing And I’m tired of losing So I sniffed some more And I’m back in the game It’s a trip round the sun In a wagon of blurry colours Two steps to wonderland Six feet in the graveyard I’m losing touch with myself But reality is a worse...
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Sunday, MAY 2017 — Lagos state Tayo’s story – “Adetayo, this your child is still not talking. Is this how you’ll open your two eyes and watch this bleak future of yours? A child of 19 months that is not even trying to say anything. And you tell me there’s nothing wrong with him” I kept my...
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How could you think of that? Now don’t you dare be weak Just take another breath, you’ll feel different next week Your life is not that bad, just look at mine Everyone has problems too, should we all pick up a knife? Life isn’t fair, grow up! It’s all in your head, what’s your problem?...
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I found a recipe That’ll feed your grief And a bile tasting leaf Encased in silver capsules I found a recipe From the valley of broken rainbows And an alley of tall shadows Listen Let it boil like Poseidon’s wrath And create waves in a hollow passage Maybe then, it would lessen your baggage And...
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Hi. I’m Sandra from Accounts. I don’t know why people call me that, but they do. Let’s just say so many people know me on 23Road where I live. Boys and girls too. And most of them have accounts in the bank where I work. Slim girls get asked out a lot. Yeah. I said...
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Kemi hated the kitchen. Hate, no not really. See, Kemi Loathed the kitchen. And yet, she loved it something fierce. And as she went to bed, she only wished for Yomi to sleep off. Life, of course had other plans”Are you ready for some action, some good Naija action?” Yomi said, unbuttoning his shirt. “Be...
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You with diamond eyes and a black soul Yes, You with eyes full of judgement and kohl You with an unclear mind and a jaded heart You with the young and pretty fingernails Oh, you know your spirit ails Don’t shame me for the endless valleys on my neck Or the scars I got from...
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