Learn More About Mental Health Awareness in Teens with NAMI Sarasota

  • Learn More About Mental Health Awareness in Teens with NAMI Sarasota

Learn More About Mental Health Awareness in Teens with NAMI Sarasota

"It is positive that mental health is being publicly talked about and I am confident that we are moving in the right direction which will ultimately benefit every athlete, coach and support staff member working in Olympic and Paralympic sport".

Qatar Airways, in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), will host a programme of activities and events throughout the month of October created to raise awareness of good mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, as part of World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 10 October 2018. "Even treated mental illness often shortens life, so untreated mental illness is even more substantial of an issue".

He observed that although African countries were making progress, much more needed to be done to build mental resilience from an early age to help prevent mental distress and illness among adolescents and young adults and to manage recovery.

Tufton said that there is need for people to recognise the symptoms and signs of persons who may be mentally ill and to support and give help where necessary to those affected.

While there has been some progress, the authors urge governments to do more, writing that "mental health now receives less than 1 per cent of global aid".

Mental health is a serious problem spanning all ages all over the world, as staggering figures have proven.

Further, this life expectancy gap between people living with mental illness and the rest of the population is getting larger every decade.

This year's world Mental Health Day was marked under the theme "Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World".

Also, the common man is over-stressed with family responsibilities and work pressure, and has less time to socialise and de-stress. The approach to the mental health must cover the full spectrum which is from day today wellness to many disabling conditions.

The new strategy will be led by a head of medical health and guided by a mental health expert panel, which is expected to feature four psychiatrists and psychologists, all with experience of high-performance sport.

Based on the World Health Organisation, 14 percent of the global burden of diseases is attributed to mental, neurological, and substance use disorders.

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".

Mental Health Australia has welcomed the inquiry, describing the Productivity Commission as "well placed" to look at complex intergovernmental arrangements, short-term funding arrangements and the value of different investments in mental health.

Lady Gaga, who co-founded the Born This Way youth advocacy group, and Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general at the World Health Organization, co-authored the piece and shared some shocking statistics to bring attention to the importance of mental health.