Relationship, Motivational and Arts Blogger
Alara Charis is a Relationship, Motivational and Arts Blogger who loves painting the world with words. She is also a speaker who uses her experiences to inspire others
Mental health advocatE
Mental health advocate for the past 2 years.
Dr Dayyabah Shaibu
mental health practitioner
Dr Dayyabah Shaibu is a mental health practitioner and a clinical lead at Olive Prime Premium psychological services. She has a deep interest in the field of addiction and wishes to see a world filled with very supportive people with regards to mental health.
Toluse Dove Francis
therapist and mental health practitioner
Toluse Francis is a certified therapist and mental health practitioner, with a track record of aiding people to move on from negative past experiences, and focusing on their future with enthusiasm. In 2017, He was the awarded the Health Writer of the Year by the Nigerian Writers Award. He is an author with three books published to his credit. He is highly interested in the personal development of teenagers, and this is visible in his volunteering for teenage-focused organizations.
Registered Nurse, Registered Psychiatric Nurse
A Registered Nurse and a Registered Psychiatric Nurse from School of Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing, Yaba, Lagos. She was awarded the Overall Best Graduating Psychiatric Nurse in Nigeria from the 2017 Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) qualifying examination. She has a special interest in Addiction / Substance abuse and Geriatric Nursing. She works with OlivePrime Premium Psychological Services, Abuja
Trained journalists on mental health reporting
Dr. Yinka Akindayomi
Dr. Akindayomi has had an illustrious working career in Community Paediatrics Consultation; Child Development; Service provision Administration and Management for the last twenty years. She has been responsible for the development, supervision, fund raising and management of the Children’s Developmental Centre, as well as design service provision for families raising children with developmental disabilities in Nigeria.
20 years or more has seen Dr Yinka Akindayomi champion not only disability as it concerns intellectual disabilities; under the umbrella of Developmental Disabilities, but the issues of Mental Health Disorders. Her Campaigns and Advocacy programmes have covered thousands here and internationally, concerning the subject of stigma and service provision. She has had numerous TV and Radio appearances concerning Human Rights and Disabilities.
Recently, she has been recognized as a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC) and a Certified Management Consultant(CMC), winning numerous awards in the Disability and Humanitarian space.