Lady Gaga co-writes powerful essay for World Mental Health Day

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Disturbed sleep, more emotional or change in the appetite, are some of the common signs that we most of the times overlook.

Looking to the future, the pair calls upon readers and national governments to put more funding into mental health support, before highlighting a collection of research on how to promote and protect mental health and treat mental illness, which will also be published this week in the The Lancet medical journal. "No one should be afraid to go for a mental health check-up or a mental health professional".

"By the time you finish reading this, at least six people will have killed themselves around the world", reads a new op-ed co-written by Lady Gaga and Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of the World Health Organization.

If you're a young person struggling with mental health issues, YoungMinds offer 24/7 support through a textline (text YM to 85258).

Originally from Sheffield, she sparked a row a year ago when she said many elderly people are "sitting in homes that really are too big for their needs" - and should not expect to pass them on to their children.

Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging adults in the Midlands to look after their mental health as they do their physical health, through its new Every Mind Matters campaign.

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"There are only 0.58 beds per 100,000 population in Nepal to avail mental health services while hospitals providing mental health services are only available in urban areas", said Dr Basudev Karki, psychiatrist at Mental Hospital in Patan.

Mrs Doyle-Price, whose title is now Minister for Mental Health, Inequalities and Suicide Prevention, said: 'I understand how tragic, devastating and long-lasting the effect of suicide can be on families and communities.

"It's these people who need to be at the heart of what we do and I welcome this opportunity to work closely with them, as well as experts, to oversee a cross-Government suicide prevention plan, making their sure their views are always heard".

"Every suicide is a preventable death and we are determined to do everything we can to tackle the tragedy of suicide", he added.

Prime Minister Theresa May also pledged £1.8 million ($2.37 million) to the Samaritans-a registered charity to prevent suicides-so they can continue offering free helpline for the next four years.

"This is an acknowledgement of the importance of our vital service".

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