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Mohammed Alhassan (right) with a customer at his roadside bicycle repair business in Tamale. While working in the south of the country, Alhassan began to suffer from psychosis, and was tied up and returned to his home in Tamale. With the support of BasicNeeds, a mental health advocacy NGO, he recovered and was given the support to learn how to repair bicycles and establish a small business to enable him to support himself. Alhassan says the stigma of being mentally unwell was intense: people would point and say things like, "Look at that old madman."