Celebrities Demand Global Action to Combat Mental Health Stigma

Celebrities Demand Global Action to Combat Mental Health Stigma

Celebrities Demand Global Action to Combat Mental Health Stigma

"Take social media, I think we've now got enough evidence and research into the impact of social media on mental health", he said.

NAN reports that World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.

To create awareness about mental health issues, particularly among the adolescent, on the World Mental Health Day, an awareness rally was held here on Wednesday.

More than a quarter (26%) of people aged 16-24 years and a similar proportion (25%) of people aged 25-34 years had a 12-month mental disorder, compared with 6% of those aged 75-85 years old.

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Divulging more about the mental health care, Mr. Brahm Mohindra said that there is a tendency of experimentation in young age group leading to indulgence in alcohol and illicit drug abuse which may lead to the mental health issues among youth.

The Chamber of Commerce is keen to support, encourage and build opportunities for both current and future business people and that includes a more supportive environment for those with mental health concerns.

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, said a financial contribution from platforms such as Facebook should be considered to help "stem the tide of mental ill health" in the UK. This year's World Mental Health Day - observed yesterday on October 10 - made a decision to have "Young people and mental health in a changing world" as its theme.

Peng had worked as a Chinese teacher for more than 10 years before devoting herself to mental health advocate and educator, providing information to reduce prejudice against mental health and reduce stigma among caregivers. The Commission called for a human rights approach to dealing with mental health conditions. If you feel like you or someone you know may need assistance with a mental health issue, help is at hand. I can offer hope and reassurance through this campaign and inspire you to begin your journey to become the best you possibly can, directing you to the help you need.

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As the World Health Organisation says, "there is no health without mental health" - it is just as fundamental to our wellbeing as any physical illness.

"A mum from Yorkshire whose son took his own life says young people need to be taught 'It's OK not to be perfect".

"Mental health is something that fluctuates throughout a lifetime and with more support it makes people more functional".

The report was put together by 28 experts of The Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development and launched at the first Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London, United Kingdom (UK).

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