Watch ‘Through the Storm’ - an LFC documentary on mental health

Leslie Hanson
October 11, 2018

You don't have to be an worldwide artist or the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) to make an impact. You can also text HOME to 741-741 for free, 24-hour support from the Crisis Text Line. "There are multiple factors that determine the mental health issues face are much greater with the advent and proliferation of social media and challenges associated with its misuse among other issues".

Speaking at a Downing Street reception, May will say: "When I first became Prime Minister, I stood on the steps of Downing Street and pledged to fight the burning injustices in our society".

"There are only 0.58 beds per 100,000 population in Nepal to avail mental health services while hospitals providing mental health services are only available in urban areas", said Dr Basudev Karki, psychiatrist at Mental Hospital in Patan.

They explained that the adolescence and the early years of adulthood are a time of change- moving schools, leaving home, and starting work. "And we can give the mental wellbeing of our children the priority it so profoundly deserves".

The Lancet report found that in many countries, people with common mental disorders such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia routinely suffer gross human rights violations - including shackling, torture and imprisonment.

Parents who are anxious about their children's mental wellbeing can call YoungMinds' parent helpline on 0808 802 5544 between 9.30am and 4pm Monday to Friday.

"Earlier this year, the WHO published the Global Mental Health Atlas, which provides information from 177 countries on progress towards achieving the plan's targets", Lady Gaga and Ghebreyesus wrote.

"Every suicide is a preventable death and we are determined to do everything we can to tackle the tragedy of suicide", he added.

Doyle-Price, the newly appointed minister for mental health, inequalities and-now-suicide prevention, said she understands "how tragic, devastating and long-lasting the effect of suicide can be on families and communities".

Charles said: "I consider myself fortunate that I haven't encountered what I would perceive to be mental health problems as such, but I know they are more prevalent amongst footballers than people might think, and it's important to emphasise the message that people shouldn't suffer alone and they should feel comfortable to talk to others about the troubles they're going through". We respond to more than five million requests for help a year.

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