The power of support for mental health

Thomas Sanderson has donated 3,000 to the Rowans Hospice. Members of the firm's charity committee handed the cheque over to Gemma Carden and Verity James from the Rowans

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"And it appears that more and more people are now turning to pets because of the positive effect and contribution they can have on mental health". I was nearly at breaking point when one day my manager, who is a Mental Health First Aider, said to me that maybe I should seek some professional advice and he pointed me in the right direction. There are no figures to maintain data of patients suffering from different kinds of mental health disorders.

"The lack of resources to deal with this issue is another example of a false economy brought about austerity".

There are activities we can be doing every day, starting within schools to build bridges within communities to allow people to always have a buddy, a friend and reduce the loneliness that so often can lead to mental health deterioration.

This is why today, on World Mental Health Day, I believe that it's the flawless time to promote mental health awareness in the workplace, and encourage colleagues to look out for each other.

Also, despite the Mental Health Care Bill 2016 mandating state governments make mental healthcare affordable for all, the cost of treatment continues to be high and beyond the reach of the common man. "Talk through some of the issues cause a lot of the mental health diagnosis's can be processed through medication management, but through process through therapy".

"Their goal is to decrease the stigma about mental illness and suicide prevention among college students specifically", said Sammy Stoll, the president of the University of Iowa chapter of Active Minds.

"This is why the World Federation for Mental Health is focusing the 2018 World Mental Health Day campaign as "Young people and mental health in a changing world", said the Minister".

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. In an article published on The Guardian this week, the 32-year-old co-writes about the devastating number of people who take their own lives each year, and asks for global change in how mental health is viewed, treated and funded.

"Suicide is the most extreme and visible symptom of the larger mental health emergency we are so far failing to adequately address".

The Royal College of Psychiatrists said that while reasons for the rise were complex, one factor is that people are waiting too long to receive help for mental illnesses. And to take a moment and do your part and help change the way we talk about this issue.

Labour has had a shadow cabinet minister for mental health since 2015 and the party has pledged to increase spending on services and protect budgets.

There is both a crisis in services available for children and young people when they experience difficulties with their mental health and a growing understanding that the bulk of the mental health difficulties that adults experience have their onset before the age of 14.

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