Xero champions mental health awareness and support in the workplace

  • Xero champions mental health awareness and support in the workplace

Xero champions mental health awareness and support in the workplace

Peer education: Let's help young people support one another and break down the stigma often associated with mental health by introducing a peer-led mental health programme in every school. Talking about your feelings with someone you can trust can help shift some weight off your shoulders and relieve pent-up negative feelings.

"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".

Between 1991 and 2006, the proportion of healthy years of life lost to mental illness - including substance abuse and dementias - around the world has risen by about 40%, the report shows.

Dr Sweta Adatia, specialist neurologist at RAK Hospital and RAK Diabetes Centre, Dubai, advises to tap into the power of the Vagus Nerve to improve and strengthen one's mental health.

Open discussions allow employees to communicate openly about mental health and are a great way to spread awareness about mental health issues in the workplace and promote a greater understanding of the topic. This country is facing a mental health crisis, we must tackle the root of the problem, and provide support to those who are experiencing a mental health problem.

The WHO explained: 'Adolescence and the early years of adulthood are a time of life when many changes occur, for example changing schools, leaving home, and starting university or a new job.

Furthermore, employees don't have to make a claim to access the benefits - they can be accessed by all employees even if a claim is never made. Organize group exercises with friends to improve your mental health.

Dr Blanchard points to SANE board member and television personality Osher Gunsberg as a good example of a high-profile personality who has spoken about his own battles with mental illness.

Xercise4Less is giving people the chance to work out for free and experience for themselves the positive effects exercise can have on their mental health.

The benefits of fresh air and exercise can not be overlooked.

Claire has been overwhelmed by the support they have received to get the important message spread. Physical activity can also be a great way to meet people and have fun.

The signs of stress and depression in a young person aren't much different from those in an adult.

The Where's Your Head At? campaign is demanding better support and awareness in the workplace. "They need guidance in the most formative and productive years of their lives", she adds.

He said millions of people were caught up in conflict and disasters, putting them at risk of a range of long-term mental health problems. "The stigma is fuelled by the cultural notion that mental health should not be talked about because "you should not make an issue out of nothing" and just "learn to deal with it", said Dr Gauthamadas, specialist in neuro-behavioural medicine at DocGautham's Neuro Center. This innovative service provides the convenience of quick booking and flexible working times, plus it's completely confidential.

"There remains significant under-investment in the mental health system".