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How can you help on World Mental Health Day?

World Mental Health Day.jpgToday the World Health Organization recognises World Mental Health Day, an annual activity of the World Federation for Mental Health. This year’s theme is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world’. Approximately 42% of the world’s population are younger than 25 years. Adolescents and young adults experience many life-changing events and many feel under a great deal of pressure to succeed. Mental health problems, including depression and anxiety, affect up to 1 in 10 children and young people and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives.

Many organisations and publishers are coordinating activities to raise awareness of mental health issues in recognition of World Mental Health Day 2018:

Join the conversation via #WMHD18 – how are you showing your support for World Mental Health Day 2018?

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Summary by Louise Niven, DPhil from Aspire Scientific

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  1. thank you for sharing this important message, the first aid reference I found particularly useful. I’ve also recently created a post about World Mental Health day, it would mean a lot if you could give it a little read? xx

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