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Changing Minds discuss mental health with Newport County under 18s

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Gustavo Carr | 10 October, 2018, 11:45

People will readily swallow pain-killers, totally ignorant that they have far more lethal side effects than any anti-depressant - because it is for treating a bodily disorder.

The company says the goal with Wellbeing Leave is to give employees more resources to focus on personal wellness, and to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health in the workplace.

Maintaining a good work-life balance is key to wellbeing, especially for those in high-pressure environments who face long hours, demanding responsibilities and tight deadlines. Have you ever thought that the maid who works in your home, the sweeper who keeps your lane clean, and the rickshaw-puller who takes you places needs mental health treatment support?

A new survey of adults in the Midlands conducted for PHE also shows almost three quarters (73%) of people in the East Midlands report experiencing one or more of low mood, anxiety, stress and trouble sleeping frequently or occasionally. Moreover, half of all mental health problems in adulthood have their onset during or before adolescence.

While accountancy firms and businesses in general are introducing policies like flexible working and encouraging wellbeing to help combat stress at work, only 30 percent of managers have actually received any training around mental health. How Alternative Healing Therapies Can Improve Mental Health. "They need guidance in the most formative and productive years of their lives", she adds.

It called for a human rights-based approach to ensure that people with mental health conditions are not denied fundamental human rights, including access to employment, education and other core life experiences.

Some services allow people to self-refer, including services that provide psychological therapies for stress, anxiety or depression.

Amid ongoing concern about the accessibility of mental health support services available to small business owners, Everymind is launching a new platform created to help provide tailored support.

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Mental health advocate Leanne Faulkner is calling on large firms to consider the wellbeing of their small business clients when making decisions amid ongoing concern many owners are suffering in silence.

Open discussions allow employees to communicate openly about mental health and are a great way to spread awareness about mental health issues in the workplace and promote a greater understanding of the topic.

First Mental Health DayWorld Mental Health Day was first observed on 10 October 1992.

"If we all work together as a community that's going to be really powerful", she said.

We recognise that to have a lasting impact, change must be structural. "It is important that people realise good mental health is as crucial as good physical health", he said. Sign the petition here.

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'".

England, one in three employees in the United Kingdom have been formally diagnosed with a mental health condition at some point. Community is working to do just that.