Mental Health Awareness Day: Myths and facts about mental health

Lachlan Samuel speaks openly about his mental health struggles as a FIFO worker in a bid to support others. Image supplied

The network is also introducing a shortform series called "Doctor Commentaries", in which cognitive behavioral therapist Dr. Ali Mattu breaks down relevant scenes from HBO shows and explain them from a mental health perspective.

Vice-chancellor of Eastern University Prof Shahid Akhter Hossain, Chairman of the Clinical Psychology Department Mosammat Nazma Khatun, National Trauma Counselling Center's project director Dr Abul Hossain, and Clinical Psychology Society's General Secretary Md Jahir Uddin also spoke at the seminar chaired by Secretary of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs Kamrun Nahar.

The Be The Difference PSA begins airing today on Comedy Central's linear channel and will air throughout the month of October.

The "Mental Health at Work: 2019 Report" also shows that mental health can affect productivity at work.

These were widely welcomed as visibly demonstrating the EU's recognition of the importance of mental health and showing that it can act effectively, despite a limited health and social policy remit. "Comedy Central drives the cultural conversation by revealing the amusing truth about whatever is happening in life". Yet we tend to think of mental health as a personal matter, something to be faced alone or with a therapist, rather than as a matter of public health. "There are no quick fixes, but we need to start with prevention. It gives you permission and the tools to have those hard conversations, support people around you and get the help you or they might need".

"Research shows that one in four people will have a mental illness at some point of their lives".

Ontario's education minister has announced plans to more than double the amount of money spent on mental health services for the province's high school students.

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As a co-chair of the Alliance, one of my core goals within the next Parliament will be to ensure specific European Union level actions on mental health. A study found that almost half the country's population does not have much awareness about mental health or access to a mental health facility within 20 km.

The brands previously partnered at the Comedy Central Presents Clusterfest comedy festival this summer with a special panel, "Comedy and Mental Health: A Hilarious Conversation", that featured comedians Neal Brennan, Michelle Buteau, Tig Notaro and Jeff Ross.

In a UK-wide poll of more than 1,500 employees and employers, 24 per cent of workers said they now have a mental health condition and 23 per cent have had one in the past the same proportion indicated by the mental health charity Mind.

Myth: Mental illness is incurable and lifelong.

"This is a great opportunity to come out, support Mental Health wellness, and make a difference".

All school boards will share a $3 million increase for well-being and mental health programs. For more information, please go Not long ago, the European Commission subscribed to the slogan "no health without mental health", taking on several specific EU-level actions, including in the area of suicide prevention.

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