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D first shared their experience with On The Move, Tinada Youth Organization & Mental 360. They are working to raise awareness and create support systems for those living with mental health conditions in Kenya as well as advocating for their rights. Like us, they believe sharing stories breaks down the barriers that makes seeking help hard.

I 26 I Emuhaya District


was diagnosed with drug-induced psychosis recently. His symptoms started after taking drugs. He felt itchy all over his body and told his guardian to take him to the hospital. Even though his family is supportive of his condition and visited him in hospital, his life is still different: “I was an office assistant but since I got sick I lost my job. I want to go home and resume my normal life.”


Support people with mental illness. It can be anyone!”