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“There is stigma surrounding vitiligo in Kenya. Some people say that it's a curse,”
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“In my early 20s, I started to experience symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder and I was lost in terms of where to seek help."
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"My experience of mental illness has been a gift."
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"It is a high time that refugee women learn to put themselves first, especially in relationships. You are supposed to love yourself first before loving the other person. "
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"People who have mental health issues feel socially isolated. They are judged as being immoral, unfocused, hopeless and without goals when in reality they are suffering from mental illness."
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“Akili Bomba is a community based organization that deals with mental health awareness and advocacy through sensitization.”
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“My hope for the future is that Kibera will become a community that is sober, self-reliant and healthier.”
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"I'm a youth I focus on my future. All I require is victory that is my pleasure."
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"Most artists from Kibera die while trying. Making it out of the slums is not easy. They have no one to counsel them."
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"Since my recovery, I have been able to talk to others who are going through the pain of loneliness and loss as well."
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"I drank alcohol following the example of my father who would come home drunk every night."
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My hope for the future is that people living with mental illnesses will be free from the stigma and we will have a community that embraces such people.
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"It's so mentally taxing to be walking on eggshells and feeling anxious when meeting new people."
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"I am a mental health activist in kibera slum."
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“Being stuck is driving me to desperation."
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"My goal in life is to be happy."
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"I got my scars the night before my second birthday."
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"The constant voice in my head that prevents me from being grateful and happy with my situation is usually what leads to what I can only assume to be toxic thoughts."
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"You are beautiful and deserve to be happy."
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People become mentally ill when they are sad.  Dance brings people happiness. 
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