Lady Gaga Pens Brutally Honest Letter About Mental Health

Lady Gaga Pens Brutally Honest Letter About Mental Health

Lady Gaga Pens Brutally Honest Letter About Mental Health

Why would we not want to prevent mental health difficulties rather than try and run to keep with up with a level of demand we can not meet once difficulties have developed? These include self-guided or group psychological interventions, training for families and school staff, community mental health programmes and initiatives to prevent substance abuse, self-harm and suicide. But on Tuesday, Gaga took her advocacy work to another level when she wrote an op-ed for The Guardian to bring attention and awareness to the worldwide mental health crisis.

Young people continue to be judged on academic performance with little regard for their mental health.

One in six people every week experience a common mental health problem like anxiety or depression.

According to a new report by World Health Organization, suicide is the second leading cause of death globally for young people aged between 15 and 19.

The burden of mental ill-health is rising everywhere, says the Lancet Commission, in spite of advances in the understanding of the causes and options for treatment. Yet despite how widespread mental health issues are, many people can not find adequate mental healthcare.

Today's World Mental Health Day, as if I needed another reason to write or talk about the challenges we face as a society and as a state addressing mental health care. "If these disorders are left untreated, they can extend into adult life, thus impacting educational attainment, employment, relationships and even parenting", warned Tarun Dua, a mental health adviser at the WHO.

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U.S. Politician Bernie Sanders echoed these sentiments from his personal Twitter account, writing, "As a nation (the U.S) must fix our broken healthcare system and give mental behavioral healthcare the attention and resources they deserve".

The course is created to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first-aid basis.

By tackling mental health stigma and helping people understand that mental health belongs to everybody, employers will see productivity, staff retention, and sickness rates improve - it is an issue that businesses can't afford to ignore.

Having a friend, having someone who is on your side is something we can all do for someone, and on World Mental Health Day, if you take anything away take that.

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