Taking stock: The importance of good mental health

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Young people and mental health in a changing world – World Mental Health Day 2018

Having good mental health can help us feel and function better, have more positive relationships with those around us and deal with and manage hard times now and into the future.

Yet despite these challenges, a great deal of mental health conditions are both preventable and treatable, especially if we start looking after our mental health at an early age, he said.

Let us change the perception from "mad people see Psychiatrists" to "Smart people see Psychiatrists" and work towards reducing suicides because death is not the answer.

Corson says there is no health without mental health and talking about it can be the key to saving countless lives in the future.

Mental ill health can affect every single one of us at any time in our lives, which is why trade unions, employers and the government have a responsibility to act. The tips below are universal principles created to support a diverse range of people across a range of workplaces.

And, because this year's event is on the theme: "Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World", The Chronicle would be glad if adequate stakeholders inputs are made to ensure that our children are given the best of health care.

According to WHO, teenagers as young as 14 suffer from mental health issues. This was stated in a newly released Lancet Commission report on mental health.

Schools will be asked to monitor children's happiness and mental health in a bid to tackle growing levels of anxiety among young people, the Prime Minister will announce today.

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Nationally the focus has turned to mental health among young people, a growing problem which is woefully underfunded.

"Most of them indeed are, but much less so than we used to think".

Dr Kaluwa described mental health as a complex social issue that could not be addressed by government alone or any single institution, as it went beyond health, to include sectors such as education and local government.

Labour has had a shadow cabinet minister for mental health since 2015 and the party has pledged to increase spending on services and protect budgets.

"Driven by violence, environmental changes and inequality, mental disorders are going unchecked in every country in the world".

Janice Horsman, CEO of Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind will discuss the charity, and good mental health can help you thrive at work. They can also be times of stress and apprehension however. For instance, some companies may provide group risk benefits to selected members of staff, and may believe the added-value benefits such as support for mental health can only be accessed by them, but this is not necessarily the case; often they can actually be accessed by all employees, and providers actively encourage proactive and regular use of the benefits.

We're working with employers in every sector of the United Kingdom economy to help them do this. "I would really like to see a world where people who experience mental illness are free from stigma. stigma reduction is absolutely the foundation piece, but we can't stop there; we then need to provide appropriate, adequate and well-resourced help and support so that people can lead a very full and very flourishing life".

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