World Mental Health Day, 10 October

World Mental Health Day 2018: Raising awareness and combating stigma

If organisations are serious about improving people's well-being, they need to dig deep and take action to combat the root problems causing poor mental health, such as unmanageable workloads - yet again by far the greatest cause of stress at work according to the CIPD research.

"Problems appear too big, too hard or embarrassing to overcome, and suicide may look like the only option", she said.

World Mental Health Day is organised by the World Health organisation and aims to raise awareness around mental health issues.

Queensland Mental Health Week's theme this year encourages people to value mental health with these six steps.

Doyle-Price will lead a taskforce of national and local government, self-harm charities, clinicians and those personally affected by suicide to drive forward a mental health strategy.

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A known psychiatrist Professor Dr Khalid Mufti has said that the young population living in emergency situations is vulnerable to mental stress and illnesses, which need a proper attention.

The report shows that in many countries, people with mental disorders still routinely suffer gross human rights violations - including shackling, torture and imprisonment. Yet, social stigma and discrimination associated with mental illnesses are significant barriers to an individual's health and may also prevent an employee from seeking help, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dr McCrea said: "Mental health problems do not suddenly materialise". Why don't we behave in a similar fashion when it comes to physical health and wellbeing?

The new measures are part of a wider mental health strategy which will see thousands of therapists sent into classrooms, and annual publication of a "happiness index" tracking the state of the nation's youth. Spanning over two years, they discovered three things that determine our happiness; our circumstances (where we are), our personal resources (who we are) and activities (what we do).

The survey of more than 2,000 workers in the United Kingdom found that four in ten people (39 percent) are already using technology - such as online services, mobile apps and wearables - to manage stress, improve sleep and boost mental wellbeing; the number is even greater - 46 percent - among those who have experienced mental health issues.

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Many of us believe that we could make our workplace a healthier, more compassionate and richer place to be.

"Pledges can be as simple as going for a walk, meeting a friend for a coffee and a chat or something larger like running a mental health awareness event at your workplace".

The junior minister pointed out, in addition to the aforementioned, alcohol and substance abuse are also issues of concern.

It explained that the lack of such a facility can have dire effects on the diagnosis and treatment of children.

Mrs May will announce that new mental health support teams will start working in schools across England next year.

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