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05 Jan 2020

Happiness is a term that has been loosely used to describe an idea of “success”. In our society, happiness has always been measured by the amount of material acquisition a person has. Others, however, have decided to quantify happiness from a purely emotional level. This has created many myths surrounding “Happiness”, which has led most people into believing wrong notions about the topi...

09 Dec 2019

Depression in the Cameroon Entertainment Industry is on the rise, but has become a silent taboo and a venerated phenomenon. Entertainers in Cameroon spend more than half of their lives making sure we are happy. Musicians, actors, comedians, models etc. all put their very best in keeping us entertained. However, this relationship is one-sided, as most of these entertainers are yet to con...

26 Nov 2019

  In a time where depression is on the rise in Cameroon, there is dire need for uplifting content to combat this phenomenon. Louchat sat down with the artist, and this is what he had to say: "I am called MUKOM NGUH IBRAHIM and my Artist name GIFTED. This song represents the cry of the depressed. In a society where most often such are not taken into consideration because of the...

01 Oct 2019

LouchatSmile, a Suicide Prevention Awareness Campaign, has been launched by LouChat with regards to the October 10th World Mental Health Day. The World Health Organization affirms that every 40 seconds, someone commits suicide. This can be linked to the effects of depression, which is very much common among Cameroonian youths. The “LouchatSmile” campaign seeks to present a more lighth...

01 Oct 2019

Depression related suicides have become more common in recent times, with more youths resorting to ending their lives in an effort to escape from the claws of depression. An issue that was once believed to affect people from developed communities, poorer societies in Africa and Cameroon in particular are witnessing the sad phenomenon of depression. What hope then, for suicide prevention?...

27 May 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="832" img_size="300x300" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Fighting against depression has taken a new turn at LouChat, as we join the movement for to save lives via blood donations. HERO Cameroon, is a non-governmental, non-for-profit organisation which aims at improving health awareness in Cameroon through health education a...

18 May 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="660" img_size="300x300" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]“Overcoming Depression” is an audio-book project by LouChat, aimed at providing a Cameroonian understanding of depression. Written and narrated by Ngwane Hansel, this audio-book consists of 8 different chapters. Chapter 1 of this audio-book, “Underst...

13 Apr 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="766" img_size="300x300" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Chapter 7 (Happy Online, Sad Offline) of the LouChat audio book "Overcoming Depression” has been released for free download. This chapter focuses on why we pretend to be happy on Social Media, and also reveals how we deceive others about the realities of o...

15 Mar 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="660" img_size="300x300" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] “Overcoming Depression” is an audio-book project by LouChat, aimed at providing a Cameroonian understanding of depression. Written and narrated by Ngwane Hansel, this audio-book consists of 8 different chapters. Chapter 1 of this audio-book, “Un...

13 Feb 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We always hear stories of people who have literally gone insane due to depression. We see people who are gradually losing it, due to depression. However, if one goes through some social media platforms, one will have the impression that NO ONE suffers from depression. I mean NO ONE! Instead, you will find posts that suggest they are in an apparent...