Caged while seeking mental health help - BBC News - Vidozee

Caged while seeking mental health help - BBC News
BBC News — Published 11 months ago
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Low income countries spend on average just 0.5% of their health budgets on mental health, according to the World Health Organization.
In Ghana, that means there is just one psychiatrist to treat every 1.2m people.
Many people with mental health problems therefore turn to "prayer camps" and traditional healing centres for help. Despite a government ban, many of these institutions use chains to restrain their residen...

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Jack Jerry
Jack Jerry Prayer Camps are a good thing. They should put prayer camps in every single country in the world. Prayer Camps are free. They don’t cost any money.
Ice and Kandi
Ice and Kandi Just kill all humans I’ve had enough of us all
Ben Wfc
Ben Wfc Religion is a mental illness
Yul Hubbart
Yul Hubbart Hey BBC, why not have a look at the forced adoptions and secret family courts that are currently removing children and babies en masse from loving families to feed a massive, lucrative and hungry adoption industry: what about the law in the UK banning children who are being abused in the care of adoptive parents from speaking out? What about parents being prosecuted and threatened with jail for even sending their biological children a Birthday or Christmas card? The human rights abuses in this country that you are not reporting are just as severe, and in some cases worse, than the human rights abuses you wag your fingers at other countries over. Start doing your damned job!
Makeshift Mulder
Makeshift Mulder "There's not enough money." So shake the rich by their ankles until it falls out. And then kick them in the stomach for being so selfish and cheap in the first place. I am so sick of cynical idiots blaming this kind of thing on being cheap or religious. This isn't God's fault, it's a total lack of his compassion and every piece of human trash going "oh well, not my problem, I gotta get to the club..."