Published: Fri, October 12, 2018
Medical | By Vicki Mclaughlin

City firm trains staff as mental health 'first aiders'

City firm trains staff as mental health 'first aiders'

Rawalpindi-The Department of Behavioural Sciences of Fatima Jinnah Women University, Department organized a seminar on "Young people's mental health in the changing world" to observe World Mental Health Day in order to raise awareness on Mental Health here on Wednesday.

She says suicide is now the number one cause of death in young people ages 10-24 and says it's the first time it's been like that in Colorado.

Furthermore, people requiring specialist treatment for conditions like personality disorders can wait up to 12 months or longer, putting that individual's life on hold. He explained that the systems to regulate emotions are not fully mature in adolescents, making them more vulnerable to external and internal stimuli.

Dr Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of the Lancet medical journal, which commissioned the report, said it highlighted the "shameful and shocking treatment of people with mental ill health around the world".

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.

Keeping in view the fact that half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, World Health Organization urges, "Much can be done to help build mental resilience from an early age to help prevent mental distress and illness among adolescents and young adults, and to manage and recover from mental illness".

"I personally believe that this is a dynamic group, because they have the reach to impact their peers and the capacity to carry the message forward to those ahead of them in life".

Health secretary Matt Hancock, who was previously the minister for Portsmouth in 2014, said the suicide rate is at its lowest for seven years - but each is a tragic but "preventable" death.

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Each year, around one in four people in England experience a mental health problem, and the proportion of diagnosable common mental health conditions has increased by 20% in 20 years.

Today is World Mental Health Day, and the focus this year is "young people and mental health in a changing world".

As a result, it affects the mental health of them.

Kufre, however appealed to government, health and educational sector to invest in comprehensive and integrated evidence based programmes for mental health of young people.

CEO Simon Gunning says the move helps by "shining a light on suicide and its devastating effects, de-stigmatizing the issue, and continuing to build support for all those affected across the U.K".

The project is important to Marc because it reminds young people that many others have had similar experiences with mental health issues.

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