The survey also said that while 58 percent of millennials believed it is very or extremely important that a workplace have a culture that supports mental health, only 29 percent of baby boomers felt the same way. "There's so much we can learn within certain scenes of these selected shows and we hope the commentaries give viewers a new perspective on mental health".
"The Alliance is further calling on government to implement a National Policy and Action Plan on mental health in general and Suicide Prevention, in particular, to guide and consolidate the concerted efforts needed to address the mental health challenges of our nation".
World Mental Health Day was first celebrated on October 10, 1992 as an initiative set by the WMHF and is recognized by leaders and organizations worldwide.
In addition to the PSA, Comedy Central employees will be signing up for Mental Health First Aid at Work, which teaches participants how to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of a mental health issue.
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On the eve of World Mental Health Day, the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag), whose resources are already stretched, said that in the last eight months its suicide helpline had received more than 46,000 calls from people on the verge of taking their own lives. "But statistics show that people with mental illnesses commit violent crime at about the same percentage as people who don't have a mental illness".
Bosses are also just as likely as their staff to suffer from mental health problems themselves.
Policymakers have spoken of "parity of esteem" between mental and physical health and the research suggests employers are alert to the growing focus on wellbeing. The stigma associated with mental health is one of the reasons for Americans not seeking treatment. Fully three quarters (76 per cent) said they would be happy for an employee to talk to them about their mental health concerns.