The human flourishing company, Joy, Inc. has been invited to contribute to the Lagos Mental Health Conference scheduled for January 18, 2022 in Lagos, Nigeria. The theme for the 2022 Conference is “Responding to the Mental Health needs of a 21st Century Megacity.”

Representing the company, the CEO and co-founder, Chude Jideonwo will serve as a panellist in the Panel Session discussing this: ‘Stigma around Mental Health, Mental Health Resilience and Social Support Systems for Mental Wellness.’

The conference is a forum of key Government Ministries and Agencies, Healthcare Professionals, Private Sector, Civil Society Organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations designed as a platform to discuss prevailing issues in Mental Health. Identify opportunities and areas for collaboration, as well as professional networking in the Mental Health Sub-sector.

This conference is a sequel to a previously organized event in 2013 where the Governor of Lagos State, top Government functionaries from the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary, Private Sector Care Providers, Mental Health Professionals and Social Justice and Security Experts gathered to discuss, engage, and address the Mental and Social Needs of Lagos State. That event served as the springboard for the implementation of the State’s Mental Health Policy, drafting and enactment of the Lagos State Mental Health Law and strategic programs to improve access to mental health services in the State.

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