Mental health disorders around the world predicted to cost trillions

Modesto Morganelli
Ottobre 13, 2018

The Mental Health Foundation found that the average person in Britain says "I'm fine" at least 14 times a day, but any business or family can suddenly find a staff member or family member who is struggling.

Yes there are people who have severe mental illnesses, I for one suffer with Borderline Personality Disorder and Generalised Anxiety.

That is why we were so pleased this week to host the first ever Global Ministerial Summit on mental health.

Lisa Hamill, UK people director at global facilities management company Atalian Servest, also added: "With depression now thought to be the number one illness around the world according to the World Health Organisation, businesses need to provide the support their people need".

"Young Minds is a charity that helps young people with mental health issues and I just wanted to put the message out there".

The lack of the necessary Legislative Instrument (LI) to back the Mental Health Law since its passage in 2012 had affected its smooth implementation to help navigate the problems that had plagued patients' care. "Nobody should be ashamed to talk about mental health issues".

Mr Stevens said: "As evidence in this country emerges - and the Chief Medical Officer is now looking at what we know and the impact of social media - we need to consider the links between health and technology for better, in many cases, but also for worse".

U.S. Politician Bernie Sanders echoed these sentiments from his personal Twitter account, writing, "As a nation (the U.S) must fix our broken healthcare system and give mental behavioral healthcare the attention and resources they deserve".

Responding to the report, Mr Hancock told BBC Radio 4's Today: "This is an improvement on what there was before and it is still way off where we need to be". "We are treating mental illness as a risk factor", said Patel.

"If we all work together as a community that's going to be really powerful", she said.

The good mental health of employees is not only socially responsible, but makes business sense too. But both of us have seen how political leadership, funding, innovation and individual acts of bravery and compassion can change the world.

The trust is particularly focussing on young people's mental health as this year's the theme is "young people and mental health in a changing world".

Dr Eno Kufre, a Psychiatrist with a Private Psychiatrist Centre in Gwagalada on Wednesday said compounded stress and apprehension if not recognised and managed could lead to mental illness. But, many workers suffer in silence. How Alternative Healing Therapies Can Improve Mental Health.

So let's do that.

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