Changing Minds discuss mental health with Newport County under 18s

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United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres has said that UN is committed to create a world by 2030, where everyone, everywhere has someone to turn to in support of their mental health, in a world free of stigma and discrimination.

This year's theme for World Mental Health Day is Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World.

Measurement: Let's help school leaders understand what works by introducing a mental wellbeing measure in schools. We need conversation between young people and adults to determine the issues within the system, and evidence-based research to address these issues. Whatever we do and whatever decisions we take, it is our mind which is constantly at work.

By law, employers should consider making reasonable adjustments if you are at a major disadvantage compared to other people who do not have a mental health problem.

Academy player Lewis Collins said: "The two ladies have come in and talked to us about mental health".

He said it was also fundamental to the overall health and for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Universal Health Coverage.Dr Kaluwa said statistics show that half of all mental health globally began by the age 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated, and in the African Region, it was estimated that five per cent of the population, aged 15 years, suffered from a mental disorder.

"The public, emergency physicians and mental health professionals all agree that emergency departments are inappropriate venues for mentally ill and distressed people". It can be hard for them to access support independently, and hard for parents to know how to help them or get support themselves.

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.

Youth between the ages of 16-25 can also suffer from mental health issues.

Speaking at a Downing Street reception to mark World Mental Health Day, she is expected to cite the difficulties facing those with mental health conditions as one of the "burning injustices in our society". This was stated in a newly released Lancet Commission report on mental health.

Unaddressed mental health issues, the report assessed, cause long-lasting and preventable harm to people, communities and economies.

The PM's announcement comes a day after the National Audit Office said the government may be "even further away than it thought" from achieving its goal of equal access to physical and mental health services for young people. Just like physical conditions, mental health conditions can be managed.

One in four people in the United Kingdom suffer from this illness and I really hope this campaign will continue to extend the conversation about how important good mental health is, and how urgently we need the government to pour money into mental health resources - the county's crying out for it. In Australia it is working with beyondblue, and in the United Kingdom it supports the Samaritans.

For example, children with conduct disorder are twice more likely to drop out of school, four times more likely to become addicted to drugs and twenty times more likely to end up in jail.

This would include specially trained "mental health first aiders" who would be able to spot early symptoms, know what to say to someone who is struggling and tell them where to get support. And hidden, because stigma keeps people from seeking help or getting adequate treatment in rich and poor countries alike, closing doors that might otherwise be opened to people who are suffering so desperately.

"We feel that the mental health staff in the GHA are already working very hard, providing a very good service of care within the remit of their responsibilities, but beyond that there is simply not a solid enough structure available to ensure best practice".

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