‘More awareness needed on mental health’

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Half of all mental illness starts by the age of 14 with most cases undetected and untreated, according to the World Health Organisation's (WHO). "We need true parity between physical and mental health".

They are likely to debate the findings of a new report from WHO, which states that mental health should be explicitly included in global policy as mental health problems kill more young people than any other cause worldwide.

Adrian Lewis, Director at Activ Absence looks at how United Kingdom employers can use a range of solutions, including technology to overcome stigmas and better support staff suffering from mental health conditions.

By tackling mental health stigma and helping people understand that mental health belongs to everybody, employers will see productivity, staff retention, and sickness rates improve - it is an issue that businesses can't afford to ignore.

Available data also indicates that the three main mental hospitals in Ghana receive more than one hundred thousand patients in a year with thirty thousand of them suffering from cannabis-induced conditions.

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Yet average global spend on mental health is just 2.8 per cent of government health spending worldwide.

Delving deeper than this, financial insecurity is shown to be a major cause of poor mental health. Set up to create a positive shift in public attitudes towards mental health problems, Time to Change supports communities, schools and workplaces to open up to mental health problems; to talk and to listen.

Augustina Pinaman Appau, has stated that lifestyle choices, social and economic factors are largely responsible for mental disorders among the Ghanaian youth.

This week has been set aside as National Mental Illness Awareness Week. A lot needs to be done, and it is only we the people who are going to do it.

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

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Schools will also be given help to measure their students' health, including their mental wellbeing, under the plans.

As I said, I also want us to do more to support the mental wellbeing of young people.

Speaking on World Mental Health Day, Commission joint lead editor Professor Vikram Patel, from Harvard Medical School in the U.S., said: "Mental health is the foundation of human capability that makes each life worthwhile and meaningful".

According to the authors, the time is now to change the perceptions surrounding mental health issues and to better the way we care for those dealing with them in the process.

It may be a cliche that young people are permanently attached to their phones, but the recent DASH study has taken advantage of this stereotype by using a web-based decision aid to encourage teenagers to seek help for self-harming behavior.

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