Published: Fri, October 12, 2018
Health Care | By Cedric Leonard

The power of support for mental health


The article explained that around the world, mental health conditions cost roughly US$2.5 trillion per year, "a figure that is expected to balloon to $6tn by 2030 unless we take action".

10, and on social media users are sharing their experiences with depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other mental health concerns.

A YES vote on this measure means: The state could use existing county mental health funds to pay for housing for those with mental illness who are homeless.

October 10 marks a day of education and recognition for those living with mental health issues and push for greater understanding and focus on the desperate need for adequate services.

Despite this alarming scenario, mental health continues to be a taboo topic with vast stigma attached to it. 7% said they had been physically attacked by colleagues or customers in the a year ago, rising to 13% of blue-collar workers, 15% of BAME people, one in five (20%) non-binary people and almost a third (30%) of senior leaders.

"People do think about mental health issues, do talk about mental health issues more than when I started", said Interior Health's Medical Director for Mental Health and Substance Use Dr. Paul Dagg. Being educated about the matter is not only empowering, but it can also bring about empathy for others, help lessen the falsities associated with mental illness and help those suffering from any mental challenges seek the help they need.

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When I began my nursing career in the 1980s, I, like many of my classmates, looked forward to working in a medical surgical area so I could ideal my nursing skills.

"Sadly, mental illness is taboo in many Chinese families and they feel ashamed to even talk about it", she said.

"We have in Kamloops coordinated community mental health services through IHA that people can turn to as well".

On March 31 this year, a snapshot was taken of people detained under the Mental Health Act in the Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust.

Harsh lessons in distress - students tell of mental health struggles at universityLabour has had a shadow cabinet minister for mental health since 2015 and the party has pledged to increase spending on services and protect budgets. In addition to shining a light on mental illness, the week also offers an opportunity for behavioral health nurses to reflect on the impact they have in the lives of the people they serve.

Statistics from the World Health Organization indicate that in Africa about five per cent of the population aged below 15 years suffers from mental disorder. "Traditionally, we have looked at the physical benefits of being active, but this is one of the first analyses to really explore different qualities of physical activity when considering mental wellbeing, and it's shown that it deserves more attention", said Grant Robertson.

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