Published: Fri, October 12, 2018
Medicine | By Daryl Nelson

Call for action on mental health access

Call for action on mental health access

Lady Gaga may be best known for her music, but the singer is also an outspoken advocate for mental health. "We can all learn how to offer support to loved ones going through a hard time. we can all be a part of a new movement - including people who have faced mental illness themselves - to call on governments and industry to put mental health at the top of their agendas".

Theresa May has announced eight thousand more mental health workers in schools to offer mental health checks to pupils.

Today is a day like every other day where there are people around us suffering in silence. I was nearly at breaking point when one day my manager, who is a Mental Health First Aider, said to me that maybe I should seek some professional advice and he pointed me in the right direction.

"For too long, mental health has been mostly an afterthought, despite its overwhelming impacts on communities and young people, everywhere", Guterres said in a message for this world day.

This is why today, on World Mental Health Day, I believe that it's the ideal time to promote mental health awareness in the workplace, and encourage colleagues to look out for each other. We have a long way to go as a state in the way that we fund treatment.

The organisation also lists depression as the third leading cause of mental illness and disability among adolescents globally, while suicide is the second leading cause of deaths among 15-29-year-olds.

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For general questions about mental health issues or treatment options in the area, The National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline is available Monday through Friday 10 a.m.to 6 p.m.

This decision came after big names in the entertainment industry were found dead with the cause of death ruled as suicide.

"There are few greater examples than the injustices facing those with mental health conditions". To do this, we need to re-balance the curriculum by giving health and wellbeing the same importance as literacy and numeracy, and creating mentally healthy schools where pupils and teachers can thrive.

Rachael Campey, who has spoken out on World Mental Health Day to raise awareness.

The C.P.H.is observing Mental Health Week under the theme "Young People in Mental Health, in a Changing World" and nurse Morris-Willis said, sensitising the youth on the issue of mental health is critical. "It was extremely tough and I felt like giving up the sessions at times but with the help of my family, friends and support at work, I did get through it and am back in work".

"Mental health services are still being underfunded by the Conservative government". And to take a moment and do your part and help change the way we talk about this issue. "Young people that we're seeing are going through adolescence, they are going through the demands and challenges of puberty and that can affect their thought processes and how they rationalise things out".

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