• POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)
    INTRODUCTION Posttraumatic stress disorder is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, such as, warfare, rape accidents, child abuse, or other encounters that threaten one’s life. Its symptoms may vary from disturbing thoughts, feelings, or dreams related to the events, mental or physical distress to trauma-related cues, attempts to avoid trauma-related cues, alterations in how a person thinks and feels, and […]
  • MENTORING
    The aim of mentoring is to open young people’s minds to understand themselves, the society and best practices to ensure nobody manipulates or takes advantage of them. Mentorship is a relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person by transmitting knowledge, social capital, […]
  • DEPRESSION
    Feeling down from time to time is a normal part of life, but when emotions such as hopelessness and despair take hold and just won’t go away, you may have depression. More than just sadness in response to life’s struggles and setbacks, depression changes how you think, feel, and function in daily activities. While some […]
  • HOW DO WE TRAIN FOR LIFE SKILLS
    Life skills are abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individual to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. They are activities which promote mental well being and competence among young people as they face the realities of life; based on World Health Organization (WHO, 1993) philosophy that young people should […]
  • Social interactions
    A social interaction is an exchange between two or more individuals and is a building block of society. This interaction can be studied between groups of two (dyads), three (triads) or larger groups. By interacting with one another, people design rules, institutions and systems within which they seek to live. It is now time to define social interaction. As previously […]
  • HOW DO I DEAL WITH FAMILY ISSUES?
    FAMILY ISSUES AND PROBLEMS All relationships and families go through difficult times and experiencing occasional problems and conflict in personal relationships is normal. They are a universal phenomenon and realities of any family that has ever existed ranging from marital strife to parenting challenges, financial tension, or struggles throughout the extended family. Always address family […]

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