Lady Gaga's open letter on mental health is a must-read

Desiree Burns
October 12, 2018

The Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan (2017) prioritises the physical health of people living with mental illness.

The measures come as London hosts the first ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit, organized together with the OECD and supported by the World Health Organization (WHO). We want to take this time to remind you to please, take care of yourself and your mental health.

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

In early July, CNN reported that New York State and Virginia were the first two states in the country that enacted laws to require K-12 schools to teach mental health education.

"Mental health affects everyone, either directly or through our relatives and close friends", said director of the United Kingdom's health research organisation the Wellcome Trust Jeremy Farrar in a statement.

Dr Sands suggested mental illness greatly increases the risk of contracting other serious medical conditions such as HIV, diabetes, and heart disease.

Qatar Airways, in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), will host a programme of activities and events throughout the month of October created to raise awareness of good mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, as part of World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 10 October 2018. "It is time to do the same for mental health".

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There are degrees to the magnitude and type of mental illnesses.

Life Esidimeni, they say, is an example of poorly planned deinstitutionalisation. Often when we have patients and we ask how long they have been using the (illegal) substance, parents are surprised.

The last resource, which includes online interventions, could be particularly appropriate, the WHO said, due to the stigma attached to mental health issues, which may prevent some young adults from seeking help.

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. G. Raghunathan, Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at PSG Hospitals, released a booklet on common mental disorders and their management.

"It is positive that mental health is being publicly talked about and I am confident that we are moving in the right direction which will ultimately benefit every athlete, coach and support staff member working in Olympic and Paralympic sport".

Today, we need to open up and talk about mental health problems. But both of us have seen how political leadership, funding, innovation and individual acts of bravery and compassion can change the world.

"Mental health services are still being underfunded by the Conservative government".

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