Why is Depression and Mental Health issues and Suicide Rates rising in Kenya?
In the recent past mental health was a very foreign conversation in Kenya. Very few people talked about it and the few who did either had a relative or friend who was suffering.
However, over the past three years many people have come out openly to talk about depression. Others are openly seeking mental health support and we have heard of more and more suicide cases.
Where have these issues been hiding? Is this a wave that is passing by or a result of the current state of the nation? Is Mental Health a fad or a real issue that is coming out in form of depression and suicide because of the hidden feelings and ignored emotions?