Grantham debt firm backs Mental Health Day


"Our fundraising efforts will create a pioneering Mental Health Money Advice Service as we believe that there is distinct link between mental health and financial hardship, which this advice service aims to address".

However, she says the ministry is concerned that people are being discriminated against by some employers when they disclose they have mental-health problems.

Today is World Mental Health Day 2017 and the theme this year is Mental Health in the Workplace.

We spend a significant part of each day at work and much of our lifetime working.

"Through Project Aspire we are committed to improving the lives of all our residents, including those with mental health problems".

Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, has joined forces with the Isle of Wight Youth Trust to promote youth mental health this World Mental Health Day.

"Mental health problems have sometimes been a taboo subject in the past".

An acceptance speech from the chairperson, Kojo Addae Mensah, Group Chief Executive at Databank, lamented the deplorable state of mental health in Ghana, and urged the media to act as advocates to curb the trend.

The event at the Barber Hall was about reducing the stigma against mental health and encouraging the community to come together, Maraku said.

He said Bangladesh lacked facilities to provide the patients with required assistance, adding: "We also do not have people to raise awareness about the issue".

Dr Stephen Pereira, Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director at The Insight Network, says: "These stark findings should serve as a call to action for the United Kingdom to invest more in mental health care provision, and for universities and schools to ensure ease of access to critical services".

People with mental illness or disorder are often stigmatised in Bangladesh.

A recent World Health Organisation (WHO)-led study estimates that depression and anxiety disorders cost the global economy US$ 1 trillion each year in lost productivity. The cross-profession Legal Professions Taskforce was founded in May previous year, initiated by the Law Society and driven by LawCare This aims to establish and share best practice across the profession, improve the perception of mental heath and wellbeing and address what barriers still exist to people seeking help.

Dr Sebolelo Seape, says organizations and individuals alike need to become more aware of the reality and impact that mental health has on the workplace. Our constituents face long waits to access mental health services, if they get a referral at all. Through Future in Mind funding the new school mental health and wellbeing project, now launched as Compass BUZZ, was commissioned on behalf of five clinical commissioning groups (CCG's) within North Yorkshire. The onus is on both the employee by seeking help, discussing with line-manager or HR or dedicated mental health staff member, and compliance with treatment through medication, therapy and life-style changes; and equally on the employer.