Suzanne Henwood, from mBraining4Success and The Healthy Workplace will deliver a very topical keynote too many people can identify with: The terrorists within - How workplace bullying is impacting your teams' performance and impacting your teams' lives. "It's high time we teach about mental health in schools and not wait until an epidemic breaks out", she adds. Whilst individually people report difficulties accessing the right services and long waiting lists (which vary massively from area to area) the Government's own spending watchdog warns of a ticking timebomb.
United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres has said that UN is committed to create a world by 2030, where everyone, everywhere has someone to turn to in support of their mental health, in a world free of stigma and discrimination.
"We are aware that improvements to the system have taken place over the years but we feel we can not wait another two, four, six years for certain changes to be made".
Those wanting to help raise awareness of mental health issues can choose to wear a green ribbon, seen as the worldwide symbol for this movement. This begs the question: is enough being done to help young South Africans battling with mental health issues?
Corson says there is no health without mental health and talking about it can be the key to saving countless lives in the future. Out of managers who responded, 39 percent said someone has approached them to talk about their mental health, and ten percent said this was as recently as the last month. "They need guidance in the most formative and productive years of their lives", she adds. Though there are effective measures and treatments, there is an extreme shortage of mental health workers like psychologists, psychiatrists, and doctors.
"By bringing together expertise from around the world and across disciplines we can improve understanding and treatment of mental health to tackle one of the greatest challenges of our time", said Wellcome director Jeremy Farrar.Читайте также: Caroline Wozniacki wins her 30th WTA singles title
The Lancet commission commission recommends an increase of investment in mental health globally. Mental health can threaten a business' success, and ineffective management and structure can put your employees' mental health at risk.
These activities help us maintain good mental health and they can also improve mental health conditions, such as depression.
"Driven by violence, environmental changes and inequality, mental disorders are going unchecked in every country in the world".
"Problems appear too big, too hard or embarrassing to overcome, and suicide may look like the only option", she said.
Wednesday, 10 October will be World Mental Health Day, an annual event to raise awareness about issues around mental health around the world. Workplaces must be a supportive environment, with employers changing employment and recruitment policies, offering mental health first aid training, and so much more. The entire family suffers many a times in silence because it is shameful to talk about 'mental health issues 'and one fine day it is all over.
Meanwhile, over the last decade nearly five times as many students have disclosed a mental health condition to their university compared with 10 years ago. It was great to see so numerous profession in attendance with enthusiasm to change the status quo.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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