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

I have heard people mention that they feel better, mood-wise, if they get out of Accra/Ghana periodically. I haven't had that feeling myself, but it's a pretty common sentiment. Daily life is different here from life in the US and it can be frustrating at times, so I can see why people might like to get away now and then. I don't think it causes any serious mental health issues, though. - May 2019


None that I know of. - Apr 2018


Ghana is near the equator, so it gets dark around the same time all year round--about 6:00 pm. There is also no winter here--maybe the coldest it gets is the upper 60s F (about 20C). - Aug 2017


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