Stigma remains as world celebrates Mental Health Day

Stigma remains as world celebrates Mental Health Day

This report was said to be launched on Tuesday on global mental health which was hosted by the United Kingdom government in London.

"The children get to school an hour or two before school opens and they loiter around, doing God knows what".

Over 800,000 people commit suicide every year, USA singer Lady Gaga and World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom wrote in an article for Mental Health Awareness Day.

October 10 was #WorldMentalHealthDay - a day to raise awareness about social stigma on mental health worldwide, an opportunity for all of us to share and speak up about our emotional struggles.

The economic and social cost of mental health problems in the United Kingdom amounts to more than £100bn every year. Psychologist, FFH Dr Sajida Kazmi and Mental Health Consultant Dr Naila Mir were the speakers at the seminar. In terms of the burden of the disease among adolescents, depression is the third leading cause. Consider the fact that you, or elements of "work", could be part of the cause.

"The kind of interaction some of us had is now missing in most families, particularly in urban areas".

The NAO said even if current initiatives are delivered as planned, there would still be "significant unmet need" for mental health care.

"These are not things that the psychiatric hospital has control over", he stated. Also, our films and comedy shows have stereotyped mental health as something that is either unsafe or something to be ridiculed.

According to World Health Organization, "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".

The medical expert revealed that going by statistics, half of all mental illnesses begin at age 14, while most of the cases go undetected and untreated.

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The focus of this year's WMHD is on young people.

I am proud that my own department runs mental health and well-being events, and is growing our pool of mental health first aiders, developing a culture where people can speak openly about their mental health problems.

Many people in society are affected by mental illness.

"There are few greater examples than the injustices facing those with mental health conditions".

After asking for help more than six months ago, Jacqueline is still on the waiting list for mental health treatment on the NHS.

Kufre, however appealed to government, health and educational sector to invest in comprehensive and integrated evidence based programmes for mental health of young people.

There are degrees to the magnitude and type of mental illnesses.

"Where they are unable to afford the money, they don't come to the facilities at all".

"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".

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