State Mental Health Authority constituted to provide mental health services: Brahm Mohindra

  • State Mental Health Authority constituted to provide mental health services: Brahm Mohindra

State Mental Health Authority constituted to provide mental health services: Brahm Mohindra

Its 'Do You See What I See?' campaign challenges perceptions about mental illness in Australia and encourages everyone to look at mental health in a more positive light, in an effort to reduce stigma and make way for more people to seek the help and support they deserve. "Talk through some of the issues cause a lot of the mental health diagnosis's can be processed through medication management, but through process through therapy".

Seymour highlighted that mental illness usually begins in the early adolescent years, reiterating the troubling statistic that half of all lifetime mental disorders, in most studies, start by age 14.

"We aren't looking after our health if we aren't looking after our mental health".

"Driven by violence, environmental changes and inequality, mental disorders are going unchecked in every country in the world. But the truth is, in the scheme of things, the people of Bellevue Hospital have been abandoned, basically, and you don't know they exist until something happens". Sport and active recreation are not only one of the most cost-effective ways of supporting mental health, but as we continue to understand its impacts, the research is showing it's one of the most powerful approaches for reducing and preventing mental distress.

More than a quarter (26%) of people aged 16-24 years and a similar proportion (25%) of people aged 25-34 years had a 12-month mental disorder, compared with 6% of those aged 75-85 years old.

"It is for this reason that there can be no sustainable development without attention to mental health". "I have struggled for a long time, both being public and not public about my mental health issues or my mental illness".

Present estimates show people with mental illnesses account for almost 6.5% of India's population and is projected to increase to 20% by2020.

President Ram Nath Kovind has warned of a mental health epidemic in India but despite this grim reality a mere ten percent of those who require mental healthcare can avail it. Compounding the crisis is the stigma those with mental health conditions suffer from their fellow citizens. "You don't have to be an global artist or the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) to make an impact".

Seb is the new Head Boy at Monmouth School Boys' Prep, which saw an explosion of colour in support of World Mental Health Day.

Dr Sands suggested mental illness greatly increases the risk of contracting other serious medical conditions such as HIV, diabetes, and heart disease.

"Mental health services are still being underfunded by the Conservative government".