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Mental Health Awareness Week: support resources to help you get through.

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This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is all about inspiring acts of kindness and encouraging people to start conversations about mental health.

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Here at Fuzu, we acknowledge that mental health is important and a very sensitive area especially during these unprecedented times. From disruption of daily routines, anxiety, social isolation to financial concerns, almost every aspect of life has been impacted by the Coronavirus crisis leaving many fighting feelings of stress and loneliness. Looking after ourselves and others has never been more important.

As we mark this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, we’d like to share with you valuable mental health support resources provided by our partners Bonga and Wazi to help you get through any difficult situation that you could be facing.

  1. Here is expert advise by Wazi on how to manage depression and anxiety associated with Coronavirus. Read more.

  2. Bonga by Capital Group is a platform where anyone can share their feelings and receive help from professional counsellors. Click here for more information and access Bonga.

  3. Access some Wazi’s guide on how to cope with Coronavirus anxiety, fear and uncertainty here

  4. Are you struggling with something? You can ask Veronicah Ngechu, a professional Counsellor from Wazi who is ready to respond to your questions to provide you with the support you need. Ask your question here.

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    Asmit | May 25, 2020 12:45

    Thank for your service, however mental health is no longer an illusion but a reality

    Alphat | May 23, 2020 21:18

    I appreciate fuzu for working together with the mental workers and making discussions plus awareness in people because mental health is no longer an illusion but a reality Thanx fuzu

    Makuach Simon | May 23, 2020 17:03

    Congratulations the meaning of mental health is especially need this is something so fine and easier, it wants to know yourself who's , and Iam! Sometimes feel unlearned to correct learning something elsewhere. This is the best conversation to implement

    IRENE | May 23, 2020 03:11

    Thank you so much for considering mental health. I personally get intrigued by the topic because mental health is and has affected a large number of people worldwide....This is so helpful to most of us...Thanks

    Phinius | May 22, 2020 17:26

    Fuzu your doing a good work to help people especially in these time of corona.keep up fuzu

    Danwallace | May 22, 2020 14:17

    I acknowledge this initiative. As a mental health Advocate, this can be a safe place for People to share ways in which others can borrow to cope well during this pandemic.

    ALUM | May 21, 2020 17:56

    Stress Management and wellness using cognitive behavioral tools such as thoughts that is to say being able to objectively observe our thoughts.take a moment to close your eyes and try to notice some of the things you are telling yourself and notice some of your thoughts not try to judge them just the way they are and being able to be the observer of those thoughts maybe you notice thoughts about you to do less or your mind is trying to build up to the right places or thought about images things Pop in to your head and you are working on to being the observer of these thoughts.its really a challenging skills and to develop that you might take classes on meditation. Being able to know that thoughts are facts. Knowing how thoughts trigger our feeling

    Elizabeth | May 21, 2020 08:55

    This is a very practical piece that will change lives. Fuzu is being thoughtful and the collaborations with Bonga and Wazi are a testament to to what must be a very conscientious internal culture. Mental illness is real and ever increasing all around us. Covid -19 has just exacerbated the strain many people were feeling. It is time we spoke about mental health, wellness, whole being so much more and Fuzu is sure leading the way in this and showing such maturity in spot lighting the issue.

    Vincent | May 21, 2020 07:45

    This is a very good initiative Fuzu. Thanks on behalf of every person its going to help.

    Kawuki hassan | May 21, 2020 06:35

    Hence we are in corona pendamic some of us we have never been in search a situation, so it Leeds as to think too much which causes mental distabenses.so what can we do?.

    Herbert | May 21, 2020 06:27

    Thanks for your service. However, I wish the mental health platform would be widen to the extent members can access direct connection with many other psychiatric professionals than to only psychology counselors.

    Patience | May 21, 2020 05:16

    Mental health is no longer an illusion but a reality. It is sad that the society still deems it a weakness and stigmatizes this very thing that is with us. I appreciate Fuzu for creating awareness and initiating discussions around mental health!


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