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'Inmates' Defy Stigma by Seeking Mental Health Care in Nigeriai
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Heather Murdock
June 27, 2014 12:58 PM
Most Nigerians who suffer mental health problems never seek or are offered help. As doctors work to convince the public mental health problems can and should be treated, patients at one facility in northern Nigeria say they are among the lucky ones. VOA's Heather Murdock reports.

'Inmates' Defy Stigma by Seeking Mental Health Care in Nigeria

Heather Murdock

Published June 27, 2014

Most Nigerians who suffer mental health problems never seek or are offered help. As doctors work to convince the public mental health problems can and should be treated, patients at one facility in northern Nigeria say they are among the lucky ones. VOA's Heather Murdock reports.


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