Homosexuality is a mental disorder, not biological – Prof Akwasi Osei

Professor Akwasi Osei, a member of the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values, has stated that homosexuality is an abnormal behaviour, mostly learned. He said homosexuality is not biologically determined. Prof Osei, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority, said the argument that “homosexuality is normal” […]

ICGC donates ECT equipment to psychiatric hospitals

The International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) has donated three Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) machines to psychiatric hospitals to boost psychiatric healthcare across the country. The equipment, which were presented to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Mental Health Authority, Dr Akwasi Osei, is to be used to induce seizures to provide relief from mental disorders. […]

A third world country like Ghana with very poor mental healthcare system cannot legalize ganja-Irbard Ibrahim

Security consultant and Chief Executive Officer of Irbard Security Consult, Irbard Ibrahim is vehemently opposed to the legalization of the marijuana in the country. He is also impressing upon the Ghana Police Service to decline a request by the Rastafarian community in the country and some proponents of the decriminalization of weed in the country […]

Dealing with increasing cases of suicide: UK appoints first Minister for suicide prevention

The United Kingdom has appointed the worlds’ first ever Minister for suicide prevention, Jackie Dyle-Price over concerns of increasing numbers of people taking their lives in that country. The move, intended to tackle the tragedy of 4,500 people taking their own lives in England each year, comes on World Mental Health Day. Jackie Doyle-Price, a […]