Lilongwe - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any particular mental health issues that tend to crop up at post, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (winter blues)?

Depression and isolation. Not much to do here and if you don't connect with friends it can feel very isolating. I recommend finding locals to connect with as you will have a much better experience. - Jul 2020

Not that I'm aware of. However, it seems to me, from casual observation, that the availability and access to mental health professionals might be a bit hit or miss here. - Sep 2018

Although Malawi is known as a sleepy little post, its quite busy and real meaningful change is difficult. There is need to manage work/life balance, your expectations, and not get too stressed. - Oct 2016

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