Over the last one week or so, our content has focused on loneliness. We chose to end the mental health month on that note. It is quite timely given the impact of the pandemic has aggravated loneliness globally. When we bring focus to Kenya and loneliness, the reality is more dreadful than statistics may ever … More Loneliness and Mental Health.
Due to the global COVID-19 vaccine conversation, I have been thinking a lot about vaccines and their effect on society. All vaccines. Imagine the vaccine against Polio and the difference it has made in society. Measles and other previously fatal or decapitating diseases. I have heard the logical and theoretical discussions about a world without … More COVID-19 Vaccine vs Collective Mental Health
Binge drinking is a pattern of drinking alcohol that brings blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08 percent—or 0.08 grams of alcohol per deciliter—or higher. For a typical adult, this pattern of alcohol misuse corresponds to consuming 4 or more drinks (female), or 5 or more drinks (male) in about 2 hours. Research shows that fewer drinks in the same timeframe result in the same BAC in youth; only 3 drinks for girls, and 3 to 5 drinks for boys, depending on their age and size. … More On Binge Drinking