Another chance to talk about mental health

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NAN reports that World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.

Poor mental health during adolescence has an impact on educational achievement and increases the risk of alcohol and substance use and violent behavior, he said, adding that suicide is a leading cause of death in young people. Many more people - one in four, in fact - will have mental health issues at some point in their lives. This could be the start of an effort to combat the high rate of depression among young people and to bring mental health onto the centre stage in a society where so many suffer from it in various forms.

Investment by governments and the involvement of the social, health and education sectors in comprehensive, integrated, evidence-based programmes for the mental health of young people is essential. While suicide is the most devastating result of the stigma and underfunding that surrounds mental health, as Gaga states, even more common illnesses like anxiety and depression still go untreated far too often.

Today is a day like every other day where there are people around us suffering in silence. "I have struggled for a long time, both being public and not public about my mental health issues or my mental illness". However, the service felt many of these emergency retrievals could be avoided if more appropriate and comprehensive mental health services were available in remote and rural areas. Lily is probably the number one factor in my life that's boosted my happiness and mental health. The commission estimates that 13.5 million deaths every year could be averted if the underlying mental ill-health problems were addressed.

NAMI cites research that among adults with a serious mental illness, 62.9 percent received mental health services in the past year. "And that without regarding your mental health as important as looking after your physical health, holistically speaking as a person, it's one component of you but you can't also neglect it in that sense".

Research by Vets4Pets has revealed that almost a third (30%) of pet owners in the United Kingdom got their pet to help improve their mental wellbeing. "I think it's important for us to recognize that and reach out".

According to the authors, the time is now to change the perceptions surrounding mental health issues and to better the way we care for those dealing with them in the process. "Our re-developed site is a place to learn about mental health and how to support yourself and others, and to find resources and support services near you", he noted.

The second thing we want to draw attention to is the crisis in children and young people's mental health.

She requested the government to give special focus to the mental health of citizens.

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