Strong Minds Interview

“In many African families, it’s really the woman who is the backbone of that household. When she is strong, the family thrives. When she is weak or suffering, the entire family suffers.”

-Sean Mayberry, Strong Minds

When we think of problems the extremely poor in Africa are facing, our minds often go to Malaria, lack of water and medicine. We very rarely hear about depression. Still, mental illness is really one of the most debilitating and pervasive diseases across all of Africa. There are currently 60 million women in Africa suffering from depression, and they have no access to health care.

Today, our very own Sean Mayberry spoke to Emil Ekvardt from about mental health in Africa. 

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