I remember like it was yesterday. I awoke to a startling call that my brother had not returned home from the previous night. We waited to hear from him only to learn that he passed away in the middle of the night. He died on the eve of Thanksgiving. I couldn’t believe it because we […]
Chinomso D. Nwachuku delivered the keynote address at Umu Igbo Unite (UIU)-Houston Chapter Gala on June 22, 2017. Watch and listen to Chinomso as he talks candidly about the inspiration behind TalkNaija, Inc.
Umu Igbo Unite is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization that promotes cultural preservation and appreciation, professional development, entrepreneurship, and civic engagement among Igbos in the diaspora.
“It doesn’t have to be a happy ending…”
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Mental illness has many subtypes. Its spectrum ranges from major depressive disorder, anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar depression to post traumatic stress disorder. Because of the stigma related with mental illness, people are very reluctant in seeking professional help. Some stereotypes of seeking help include being unstable, crazy, undesirable or being deemed as social outcasts. People […]
Mental health issues are a huge concern in Africa, and as a Nigerian, it is safe to say we do ourselves a huge disservice in allowing ourselves to be blinded to it. The more we open up to discourse about what is really happening to people, instead of leaning solely on religion to take care […]