Local mayors proclaim May as Mental Health Awareness Month
Local mayors proclaim May as Mental Health Awareness Month
12 May, 2017, 03:54
Mental Health America Aiken County serves as an advocate and a community resource by promoting positive mental health in Aiken County.
This year MHA is talking about "Risky Business".
The prevalence of mental health is something that is often underestimated, with 1 in 6 of us having experienced a common mental health problem in the past week.
WITH one in four young women aged between 16 and 24 self-harming, Swindon Mind has reminded youngsters that there is help and support out there for them this Mental Health Awareness Week.
"It would be really helpful if we developed a curriculum where we [encourage] people to ask questions about their mental health, their spiritual health if you will, their behavioral health as well as about their physical health".
As the relevant Minister at the time, I was responsible for the development of "Rising to the Challenge", the Government's mental health plan from 2012 until earlier this year. With 1 in 6 adults and 1 in 10 children in the United Kingdom having a mental health condition at any given time, rising to 1 in 4 people over the course of their lifetime, it is unarguable that steps must be taken to improve access to mental health support, and tackle stigma around poor mental health. Many of us will live with some sort of mental health problem throughout our lives, with many living with mental health every day of their lives.
She and others fear that early, effective intervention and low-priced treatments for people suffering from mental illness and substance abuse may become a thing of the past under the Republican plan.
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Nearly two-thirds of our waking lives are spent at work and many of us regularly take work home so how we feel about work will have a significant impact on our personal wellbeing.
"While it is not the role of schools to replace the specialist support that mental health services provide, they can and should play a crucial role in developing the skills young people need to cope and flourish in today's world". While there have been many innovations and improvements over the years, we still have some intractable and serious problems we must get on top of. "That extra caring that we take on is what can make us more susceptible to mental health problems". Where our mental health is concerned, that means making the choices we need to make to recognize and understand signs and symptoms of mental health concerns, and seeking help as soon as we need it.
Mental health issues can vary in degree of complexity, type, frequency, intensity and duration. In my experience I have found that medication is not the only approach to feel better when suffering with mental illness, the best approach is a combination of medication together with counselling, cognitive therapy and meditation.
In 2013 there were 6,233 mental health related suicides recorded in the United Kingdom for people aged 15 or older.
"There is more talk about the addiction issues than there has been, so in some ways there is a lot less stigma about say, that person has an opiate addiction or is on heroin", Shuster said. If it is, there are suggestions on what can be done before it becomes a harmful behavior.
The public was invited to share their ideas of what was needed from mental health services at a session held at Ravendale Community Sports Centre on Monday night.
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