World Mental Health Day: Lanre Olusola begins war against depression, suicide

Renowned Life Coach and Psychotherapist, Lanre Olusola popularly referred to as The Catalyst recently kicked off a campaign focused on avoiding and overcoming depression and suicide that is often its final consequent.

Operating under the theme, ‘Boost Your Dose of DOSE,’ the campaign was designed to last for 37 days, a period Olusola says is an approximate duration to form and change behaviour and habits.

According to him, the project was created in reaction to the recent increase in depression, suicide and other related mental health challenges in Nigeria and all around the world, adding that mental health statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that every 40 seconds, someone somewhere in the world (including Nigeria), commits suicide. 1 in 4 persons globally will suffer from one form of mental health challenge or the other in their lifetime” Olusola said.

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