David Sidney Mangwegape is a passionate mental health nursing specialist from Botswana with a Masters in Nursing (Psychiatric Community Nursing). He is also a credentialled Addiction Professional and has interest in the mental health of minority populations including LGBTIQ communities. Mangwegape has over 18 years of mental health care and nursing education experience and has been involved in mental health advocacy through several non-governmental organisations over the years. He is a columnist with the weekly Midweek Sun newspaper and anchors the column “The Mental Health Series”. He is currently enrolled for a Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences with Nursing Science.