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US association apologises for treating homosexuality as mental illness

The American Psychoanalytic Association apologized on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people.

Psychiatrists want collaboration on mental health awareness

Psychiatrists have called on professionals in mental health to collaborate with non-professional organisations to educate and create more awareness about mental issues in the society.

Experts call for collaboration to reduce cases of mental disorder

Two consultant psychiatrists have called for collaboration among public and private stakeholders in creating mental health awareness to reduce the rising cases of mental disorders in Nigeria.
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Thai cave boys to leave hospital, speak to media

Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded cave in Thailand are preparing to leave hospital and speak to the media for the first time.

Lagos government plans 1,000-man walk against drug abuse

Lagos State government on Tuesday said it has concluded plans to stage a 1,000-man walk against drug abuse and raise awareness on its inherent danger, especially among youths.

Jury convicts ex-New York nanny of murdering two children

A former New York nanny was convicted of murder Wednesday for killing two children in a frenzied stabbing, after a jury rejected her insanity defense in a case that tormented parents worldwide.

NHIS says enrollees need awareness on services

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is stepping up awareness campaign to educate enrollees on their rights, Mr Ayo Osinlu, Head, Media and Public Relations of the agency, has said.

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Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri diagnosed with pneumonia

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.