Young people and mental health in a changing world


This was stated in a newly releasedLancet Commission report on mental health.

Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but 10 October is a great day to show your support for better mental health and start looking after your own wellbeing.

World Mental Health Day, on Wednesday is an opportunity to talk about mental health and raise awareness of what can be done to look after it.

He said some mental health disorders include anxiety disorder such as panic disorder, phobias obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

First Mental Health DayWorld Mental Health Day was first observed on 10 October 1992. PHCC will establish awareness boards, badges, posters, booths, and lectures for all ages providing information on the cause, effects, and symptoms for the different forms of mental health, such as anxiety and depression.

It comes as Health Secretary Matt Hancock hosts the first ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London, attended by more than 50 countries as well as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Foresight the United Kingdom government's future think-tank commissioned experts across different fields to review what was known about mental health and wellbeing.

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Dr Emmanuel Alhassan said some people enroll their children in schools which they cannot afford the school fees and it becomes a burden for them; some stay on in abusive relationships instead of staying away for some time until it is resolved, or borrow money they can't pay thus putting themselves under stress. Experts estimate that one in four people have treatable mental or emotional difficulties, but up to 75 percent of sufferers don't seek the help they need. There are many things that can be done to support good mental health.

"You have to be quite fearless to tackle something like this and raise it in a position of leadership where traditionally the stigma around mental health is [that it's] a weakness and could be potentially career limiting and if you talk you're going to get judged", he said.

He said adults can cope with these challenging easily if they have caring families, and they suffer from stress and fears if the case is otherwise.

More than 200,000 people have signed a petition calling for mental health to be given as much importance as physical health at work. "Issues of peer pressure, puberty, technology and natural disasters are cited by the World Health Organization (WHO) as some areas which can lead to anti-social behaviour".

Through funding from Edinburgh's Health and Social Care Partnership, Edinburgh Leisure delivers a physical activity programme, Healthy Active Minds, which uses physical activity to help improve mental health. Worldwide studies (Australia, Ireland, USA, and Norway) indicate that the major stress factors among farmers include farm finances, farm paperwork and poor farm work conditions such as safety standards, excessive workload and personal health.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the UAE has the highest regional level of depression, at 5.1 per cent of the population.