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12 October 2018, 08:16 | Randall Craig

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The 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees including third form left Bharat Vatwani of India at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila

On World Mental Health Day 2018, India ought to bear this in mind and consider the very real threat mental illness poses to the nation.

Young people today may face significant challenges to their mental health in this changing world, but there are also a lot of researchers working tirelessly to reduce the impact of those challenges.

"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".

President Ram Nath Kovind has warned of a mental health epidemic in India but despite this grim reality a mere ten percent of those who require mental healthcare can avail it. Compounding the crisis is the stigma those with mental health conditions suffer from their fellow citizens.

The Government has also reasserted its commitment to tackling mental health among young people.

For more information on mental health, you can visit Interior Health. "Government investment and development assistance for mental health remain pitifully small", says the report.

"Our message is that, by redirecting your energies towards boosting your physical health, reaching out to those around you, becoming more aware of your feelings, trying new things and focusing on kindness and sharing, you can combat numerous negative emotions and behaviours that affect our everyday lives". Eating disorders are also of concern.




Half of all mental illness, as we know, begins by the age of 14 - and with young people spending more time online, the strains on mental wellbeing are only going to increase.

And we will ensure that when people do want to talk, there is someone there to listen.

The plan, established in conjunction between the EIS and UK Sport, aims to take care of athlete's mental health needs as well as their physical health.

Prof Vikram Patel of the Harvard Medical School, joint lead editor, said mental ill-health caused "colossal human suffering" and was responsible for substantial numbers of deaths that are attributed to other causes.

This year we have committed to prioritising mental health in the workplace and signing the Employer Pledge with Time to Change is an important step towards this. These include self-guided or group psychological interventions, training for families and school staff, community mental health programmes and initiatives to prevent substance abuse, self-harm and suicide.

The Yorkshire Post says: Cry for help from young.

Qatar Airways has always been a strong advocate for promoting better mental health and wellbeing among its staff through its "Priority 1 - Your Health & Wellness" campaign.



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