World Mental Health Day 10th October

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While the general awareness and acceptability in society for mental health and psychiatric disorders is still at a maturing phase, the challenges for mental health at workplace are even severe with the stress causing factors, stigma, lack of awareness and confidence in medical or clinical help refusing to die down.Consulting psychiatrist Monali Deshpande feels that todays work environments are breeding stress owing to multiple reasons , As Reported By TOI.

More than 300 million people suffer from depression around the world. The website helps people take control of their mental health in a way they are most comfortable with and can complement face-to-face therapies.

"I think the evidence is in the stuff that we found. 147 knives being retrieved.That's 147 opportunities we've had to prevent instances of serious harm", Mary Elliffee, from Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, who helps search patients admitted to a ward, told 5 live Investigates.


It is Mental Health Week and Federated Farmers is encouraging rural New Zealanders struggling with mental health issues to reach out for help.

Another report conducted by the Investigates team at the BBC's 5 live showed that there were over 42,000 physical attacks on mental health workers in the United Kingdom from 2016 to 2017 alone.

"For some they will indeed be recurrent problems that they have long since given up any hope of defeating".


"Our report offers solutions to many of these problems".

"The funding from the MHC will allow us to invest much needed time and resources into research and working with employers as part of the [email protected] project to create well-designed work that stimulates and engages employees while supporting the implementation of new WA workplace mental health standards", she added. GraphicsTowards mental-health friendly workplaces1.

This year the 10 October marks World Mental Health Day and the World Health Organisation constitution states that "health is a state of complete physical, mental or social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". "However, we never associate a person being sick to a mental health issue", CEO Satish Kannan said in the statement.


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