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ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2023

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. 44,000+ student leaders from 3,300+ campuses across 170+ nations applied to join the Class of 2023. 260+ campuses worldwide (just 9%) in 38 countries were selected to host 4,000+ Millennium Fellows for the Class of 2023.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MARY ANIEAMA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2023.

University of Ibadan | Ibadan, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3

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Millennium Fellowship Project: Break the Cycle: Overcoming Addictions

Over the years, reports by various global health organizations has
shown a rapid increase in the rate of addictions. These addictions
have been widely observed especially among young people.
In our present day, some common addictions includes drug abuse,
sex addiction, and internet use among many others.
A statistics conducted by the World Health Organization in 2019
has showed that more than 2.6 million people between the ages of
10 to 24 die yearly from drug and substance abuse. Most deaths,
illnesses and disabilities experienced by people have also been
associated with substance use disorder than any other preventable
health condition.
The aim of Break the cycle: Overcoming addictions is to create more awareness on the need for people, especially undergraduate students to prioritize their mental health needs and seek help from professionals when battling any addictions.

About the Millennium Fellow

Mary Anieama is a physiology student in the University of Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria. Mary is determined to make positive impacts in today's world and she believes that this change has to start and involve youths in her locality. Her passion revolves around making youths the leaders of today by ensuring they make appropriate decisions and build healthy habits. Through her project, she hopes to help the youths in her society in their battle with addictions and help improve their capacity to make decisions and cultivate habits which would be beneficial to them and the nation at large.

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