World Mental Health Day and Your Organisation

World Mental Health Day and Your Organisation

The theme for this year's mental health celebrations was "Yong people and Mental Health in a changing world".

"A few of them at the end came up and said: 'That was good".

Mental Health Australia, the organisation leading the World Mental Health Day campaign in Australia are attempting to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health, thereby making it easier for those suffering to seek the help they need, without prejudice.

"If we change our attitude to mental health - we change the world".

At the third United Nations General Assembly high-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), held in September 2018 in New York, United States of America, mental ill health was endorsed as the "fifth NCD" alongside cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and respiratory diseases.

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The UN body also said that in the "turbocharged" transition from childhood to adulthood these days, many young people are inevitably exposed to alcohol, tobacco, drugs and other negative influences.

Campaigner Natasha Devon said the mental health first aiders would be trained in what to say and "crucially what not to say to someone who is struggling".

He said the burden of mental illness had risen "dramatically" worldwide in the past 25 years, partly because societies are aging and more children are surviving into adolescence, yet "no country is investing enough" to tackle the problem.

It comes as Health Secretary Matt Hancock hosts the first ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London, attended by more than 50 countries as well as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

If you are anxious about your or someone else's mental health, the best place to get help is your GP or local mental health provider.

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In the DHCC, close to 30 clinical partners offer services in mental health issues that affect children and adults alike. Just as we strive to keep ourselves physically fit and well, being aware of our mental health and how we are feeling - and thinking - is just as vital to our overall well-being.

And all primary and secondary schools will be asked to regularly measure their pupils' mental well-being, as part of lessons in relationships, sex and health education.

"When we get this right, our people go from functioning to flourishing, which means that everyone inside Xero is set up to play to their strengths and do their best work". Spending time with them, increased communication helps. The op-ed starts with Gaga and Dr. Adhanom discussing the alarmingly high suicide rate, which they cite as the second leading cause of death of people between ages 15 and 29 globally. "I know that my organization is working to instill that awareness when people are young so that they know what it is and where to turn when they have to deal with it in life". Shockingly, this lack of employer support has led to an average of 8.4 sick days taken each year, per employee, due to a mental health problem.

Discuss the prevalence of opioid misuse, substance abuse and how they relate to mental health issues in a follow-up to the CEO Roundtable Leadership Pledge to combat the opioid epidemic.

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