Top 5 ways to promote positive mental health at work

Top 5 ways to promote positive mental health at work

World Health Organization in a press statement released on Tuesday called for regular checks for symptoms of mental illnesses beginning at a young age.

In similar vein, the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki in commemoration of the day in Benin decried the attitude of many societies towards people having mental health problems and called for a change.

'Mental health services are still being underfunded by the Conservative government, with one in 10 CCGs (clinical commissioning groups) failing to meet the mental health investment standard in the past year - that is leading to adults having to wait as many as four months for treatment in certain areas, while one in four children are being rejected for treatment after referral'.

Training: Let's give teachers the knowledge and confidence to make schools mentally healthy places by guaranteeing at least one day's training a year on learning about children's mental health.

Katharine Moxham, spokesperson for GRiD, said: "The repercussions of young people dealing with poor mental health are far-reaching. We need their voices to shape their future in the right way, using their creativity and energy to make change".

According to the 2017 Mental Health at Work Report, three out of five employees have experienced mental health issues in the past year because of work.

To raise awareness for World Mental Health Day, Victoria BID have collaborated with the charity Mind.

Despite this alarming scenario, mental health continues to be a taboo topic with vast stigma attached to it.

Dr Khalid Mufti said in Pakistan the young people are vulnerable to mental illness due to stress caused by the struggle for a better life, disturbed parental issues due to conflicts, poverty, heavy pollution and disasters (both natural and man-made).

Comprehensive behavioral assessments help psychologists to identify mental health disorders or some imbalance such as: sleep disorders, work life integration, burnout, and anxiety. We need youth at every table.

Today is World Mental Health Day - an opportunity to take stock of the importance of good mental health.

This country is facing a mental health crisis.

It called for a human rights-based approach to ensure that people with mental health conditions are not denied fundamental human rights, including access to employment, education and other core life experiences. These outcomes do not correlate with the words of a Prime Minister who a year ago said she had "made it a priority of this government to tackle the injustice of mental illness". Mental disorders are on the rise in every country in the world and will cost the global economy $16 trillion by 2030.

Changing Minds is a Lottery funded project, but as the Lottery funding runs out in November, they are searching for further funding. People do not know the difference between a mental health issue and madness. This conference will show where employers and employees can go to get advice and support.

Mental health services are available for free on the NHS, while there are a number of helplines and charities that offer support.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that half of all mental illnesses began by age 14, and worldwide 10-20 per cent of children and adolescents suffer from mental disorders, and this, to us at The Chronicle, is a very worrying trend which must engage the attention of our health authorities, especially as we celebrate young people and mental health.