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It can include a clinical assessment by mental health specialists, diagnosis, counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy as well as other specialist help.

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day (WMHD) on 10 October every year as an opportunity to raise "awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health."This year's theme, set by the World Federation for Mental Health, is 'Young people and mental health in a changing world'".

Dr Mikkelsen notes that "the area of mental health is still misunderstood, but now there is momentum and the highest possible recognition of mental health".

Mental Health Minister Roger Cook joined volunteers to distribute information packs at Elizabeth Quay Station this morning.

England, one in three employees in the United Kingdom have been formally diagnosed with a mental health condition at some point. The more we talk about mental health, the more we can identify and support those in need.

According to Dr Alhassan, the Nigerian Psychological Association (NPA) participates actively in the celebration of the World Mental Health Day annually. Whatever we do and whatever decisions we take, it is our mind which is constantly at work.

Take notice - interact with the world around you. Teaching healthy and productive communication skills can help to address problems at home and in the office.

Keep learning - learning enhances self-esteem and confidence.

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The Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development brought together 28 global experts in psychiatry, public health, neuroscience and advocacy, as well as people with first-hand experience of mental health conditions.

Addressing mental health is crucial for all organisations - particularly considering the prevalence of poor mental health within the workplace.

Xero New Zealand chief executive Craig Hudson has battled his own mental health issues and saw it as his duty to reduce some of the stigma around it. It may be reoccurring headaches, an upset stomach, or a rapid heart rate.

Launching at the first-ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London, the Commission's report outlines a blueprint for action to promote mental wellbeing, prevent mental health problems and enable recovery from mental disorders. It is also incredibly good value. This can be great for increasing morale and supporting staff wellbeing - both physical and mental.

The Lancet report found that in many countries, people with common mental disorders such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia routinely suffer gross human rights violations - including shackling, torture and imprisonment.

The new Wellbeing Leave entitlement can cover mental or physical health, medical procedures, when a partner or dependant requires care, or purely timeout for an employee's personal wellbeing.

Edinburgh Leisure welcomes referrals from any mental health professional working with an individual with a diagnosed mild to moderate mental health condition.

They are working with a young persons' campaign group called Change It, who are campaigning for young people to have a voice in the commissioning of services. Participants will also receive subsidised access to Edinburgh Leisure's gym, swim and fitness classes.

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