Speaking up for mental health awareness

Speaking up for mental health awareness

All of us live increasingly busy lives in and it is all too easy to feel overwhelmed by our many responsibilities whether it's work commitments, financial worries, difficulties in relationships or the pressures of social media and information overload.

Some studies have suggested that job strain is the leading cause of stress in the US, but could the intensity of a high-pressured work environment lead to common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression? "But unless we step back and find alternative approaches to a life of repeated stressful events, we can't expect the tide of poor mental health to turn".

Mental Health Foundation Director Isabella Goldie said, "Millions of us around the United Kingdom are experiencing high levels of stress and it is damaging our health".

Supervisors should be encouraged to ask "How are you?"

Ryan said: "I found Chasing the Stigma after I went to my GP for help with anxiety problems".

That's the message from the Royal College of Nursing's Mental Health Forum as nursing staff debate the issue at the RCN's annual Congress today as members call for better education and awareness - both as part of nursing degree courses and afterwards on the job.

Providing fresh fruit, healthy company breakfasts or a fitness scheme with a local gym are all simple wellbeing policies that improve mental, as well as physical health.

Ian, 60, found help through compassion-focused therapy at the Tuke Centre at The Retreat in York, and he now draws on his experiences to challenge how society perceives mental health in his role as Time to Change Co-Ordinator for York CVS.

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"In order to do this, line managers need to have the training and guidance to feel confident and ready to have conversations with employees about their mental wellbeing, and support them in the right way".

Sadly, the current mental health system in Larimer County, while it does provide some high quality treatment and services for the 1 in 5 residents who are struggling with a mental illness, does not meet the demand of people in need.

All of this work is underpinned by a significant financial commitment of £150 million over five years.

Drawing on his own personal experience, Jake teamed up with software agency, Mashbo to create the Hub of Hope, a digital platform that brings grassroots and national mental health services together in one place for the first time ever. Switching off from work was the most popular action (27%), followed by seeking colleague support (26%) and listening to music (13%).

Everyone in the world has mental health, yet the fear of judgement prevents so many of us from talking about it.

Most importantly, when things get too much, everyone should know that there is always someone to talk to - and always people who love them.

Even if you do not suffer from mental illness, there are ways you can help others overcome the negative connotation.

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