As the pandemic soars and people going through depression and anxiety, Dr. Jack Kariuki is urging the community to reach out for help before it is too late. Dr Jack was preaching to a group of nurses , Kenyan Nurses In Diaspora (KENID) who met online to mourn one of their fallen hero Edith , and to encourage the family.
Edith was a nurse from Texas and was hit by a truck while attempting to cross a highway walking . The family and the entire community have been left wondering what could have been done to prevent this.
Dr Jack , a licensed Psychotherapist and an ordained pastor emphasized the importance of seeking professional help and not being silent about the challenges the community is facing. The mental health professionals maintains clients privacy and work with the families for support and guidance.
Dr Jack is available to work with families and individuals who will reach out to him.
The mission of the Kenyan Nurses In Diaspora is to educate and empower the community to reach the optimum level of health.They host a Radio show “ My Health My Wealth “on Diaspora Media Max Radio every Saturday afternoon 2pm ET covering different topics of health and wellness. Dr. Jack and Dr. Pauline Waweru, have been hosted featuring the mental health challenge.
The community will continue to be empowered and educated through the resources that are available in the community
By Peninah Ndungu
President and Founder
Kenya Nurses In Diaspora (KENID)