PHCC partners with WEYAK to create mental health awareness among youth

PHCC partners with WEYAK to create mental health awareness among youth

Children's mental health may seem like a huge problem to tackle, but everyone can take small steps to help.

SUNSHINE Coast residents have the chance to learn mindfulness for free during Queensland Mental Health Week. Roughly 43.8 million USA adults experience mental illness each year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

The Betterfuture: Better Mental Health programme has been built using the framework introduced by Building Mental Health; an industry-wide initiative joining construction businesses with active and freely available support, information and advice.

"I think it's really important that we get these opportunities to get people to come in to speak about it".

The government is adamant more money will be spent on funding mental health treatment in the future.

According to the op-ed, the staggering number of annual suicides is due in part to the persistent stigma surrounding discussion of mental health issues, and a dearth of accessible mental health resources or care. "Yet for too long, mental health has been mostly an afterthought, despite its overwhelming impacts on communities and young people, everywhere".

If the primary bread earner of a poverty-stricken family falls physically or mentally ill, it tends to affect the entire household, leading to an increase in stress levels and a range of other mental disorders.

WHO figures indicate 20 per of adolescents experience a mental health issue in any given year. Organisations need to develop a solid, evidence-based understanding of the causes of unhealthy practices such as "presenteeism", or people turning up for work when ill - a trend observed by almost 9 in 10 employers.

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United Kingdom employees have revealed the real reason they call in sick - despite claiming to have a physical health problem, 42% reveal that the actual cause is a mental health issue.

Hudson, who leads a team of more than 1000 people at the accounting software firm in this country, said the policy would go some way to making people realise "it's okay to not be okay".

"The physical benefits of exercise are well-known, but World Mental Health Day is the ideal opportunity to shine a light on the positive effects exercise has on our mental well-being", said Sam Gresty, General Manager at Xercise4Less Burnley.

This year, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is promoting the theme "CureStigma" to end the stigma of mental illness and a lack of compassion and understanding that can prevent people from getting help.

The psychologist said nearly all human beings have the potential to develop mental health problems at one point or the other, "no matter how old, whether male or female, rich or poor, or the ethnic group they belong to".

It also warns of falling numbers of child psychiatrists, at a time when demand continues to rise.

Dr. Kaluwa stated that depression is the third leading cause of mental illness and disability among adolescents globally, while suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29-year-olds, saying "In the African region, it is estimated that 5% of the population aged below 15 years, suffers from a mental disorder".

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