World Mental Health Day focuses on children

Leslie Hanson
October 12, 2018

The main reason behind the rise in this is a financial hardship, lack of proper education, physical illness, and shortage of basic resources as well as inability to provide basic things to the family are leading to the mental illness among the people in the country.

The stigma attached to mental health disorders is gradually on the wane, thanks to growing awareness, and visiting a psychiatrist for clinical help is on the rise, claim health experts.

Bexar County also has a Department of Behavioral and Mental Health that advocates for community health issues and programs.

"The new Mental Health Strategy and the other measures we are promoting today demonstrate that our work in the area is consistently evolving and improving as we move forward".

Mental health disorders are on the rise with 80% of people with any form of mental or substance use disorder in India and China not seeking treatment, a new report on mental health released by Lancet Commission says. It will also teach those kids, as well as other kids who don't have anything, that mental illnesses are not scary and everyone can still be amongst each other without problems. "Ending the Silence" helps middle and high school students understand mental illness and mental health issues, teaches common warning signs and when and where young people can get help for themselves and for their friends".

For many players, mental health can be a hard subject to talk about. This approach will help in minimizing the mental illness to a great extent.


In an age of Internet usage and a booming online betting industry in Ghana that was largely unregulated, Dr Obeng said the "whole environment for children right now is extremely toxic and we need to do something about it".

The goal of the conference was to develop programmes to meet the needs of the Bahamian youth suffering from mental health issues and to remove the negative stigma towards mental illness.

He also thinks it is important for young adults to open up about their mental health because it will lead them to live a fuller life. No wonder mental health schemes and mental healthcare are not so advanced in India, as in the Western world. After making headlines from her movie, "A Star is Born", Gaga together with World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, wrote an inspiring Op-Ed to address urgency in suicides and mental health crisis.

"The two of us have taken different paths in life". But both of us have seen how political leadership, funding, innovation and individual acts of bravery and compassion can change the world.

"Mental health is beyond any barriers of gender, status etc; it's a very personal yet quite a universal trait that anyone can experience".

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