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Headspace 254 tackles artistes' mental health

Event came in the wake of growing suicide cases in the creative industry

In Summary

• Forum covered anxiety, religion and suicidal signs

Artiste Octopizzo and Clinical Psychologist Dr Kirindi Odindo
Artiste Octopizzo and Clinical Psychologist Dr Kirindi Odindo
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Headspace hosted a forum on coming to terms with the growing suicide cases in the creative industry at the Kenya National Theatre on July 3.

Hip hop artiste and social activist Octopizzo was a panellist, and he addressed anxiety, religion and mental health. Suicidal signs among young people should not be ignored, he said.

The event was also attended by Headspace 254 founder Jason Bruckner and clinical psychologist Dr Kirindi Odindo

Performing artistes Weusi Huru
Performing artistes Weusi Huru
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Musician Brian Sigu
Musician Brian Sigu
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Performing artiste Naitiemu
Performing artiste Naitiemu
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Performers Mizizi
Performers Mizizi
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The audience
The audience
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Headspace 254 founder Jason Bruckner
Headspace 254 founder Jason Bruckner
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