World Mental Health Day 2019

Patrons at The Core in downtown Calgary take part in a stress relieving drumming class. The YMCA-run class is one of the events the shopping mall has offered as part of Mental Illness Awareness Week

Patrons at The Core in downtown Calgary take part in a stress relieving drumming class. The YMCA-run class is one of the events the shopping mall has offered as part of Mental Illness Awareness Week

Today, on World Mental Health Day, the fashion veteran announced the formation of The Mental Health Coalition.

Although some people become disabled as a result of ongoing mental illness, many who experience even very major episodes of illness live full and productive lives. Almost two in five (38 per cent) of the employers surveyed said fewer than 10 per cent of their staff have a mental health condition, whereas the real figure is more than double that at 24 per cent.

The study's survey showed that experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition was more common than not - 59% of respondents reported experiencing at least one symptom, with anxiety (37%), depression (32%), and eating disorders (26%) being the most common.

Now a lot is being done by the Mental Health Authority, the Mental Health Department of the Institutional Care Division of the Ghana Health Service with regards to mental healthcare in collaboration with key stakeholders in Ghana.

"From the Bermuda Hospitals Board: Venetta Symonds, Chief Executive Officer, Bermuda Hospitals Board; Scott Pearman, Chief Operating Officer, Bermuda Hospitals Board; and Shanay Scott, Chair of the Mental Health Awareness Committee".

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The Joint Action on Mental Health, for example, saw the development of a European Framework for Mental Health and Wellbeing, containing specific national-level policy recommendations. That comes to one person every 40 seconds.

"From the efforts of the Mental Health Awareness Committee, stronger relationships are creating new opportunities for us to spread the word".

Vice-chancellor of Eastern University Prof Shahid Akhter Hossain, Chairman of the Clinical Psychology Department Mosammat Nazma Khatun, National Trauma Counselling Center's project director Dr Abul Hossain, and Clinical Psychology Society's General Secretary Md Jahir Uddin also spoke at the seminar chaired by Secretary of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs Kamrun Nahar.

"I would also like to mention the Bermuda Mental Health Foundation "Steps to Mental Wellness" walk this Saturday". It also is commonly believed that mental illness leads people toward violence. Mental Health America provides a helpful toolkit to help you take care of your own mental health. Eighty-six percent of the respondents thought that a company's culture should support mental health. Every day we should be aware of mental health wellness. "We can reach them and share this message if we work together; we can actually make a difference".

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