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Today, October 10, 2018 is observed worldwide as World Mental Health Day.

This year's World Mental Health Day focuses on young people. Results from our Workplace Wellbeing Index show that 48 per cent of employees have experienced a mental health problem at their current job. All this can lead to mental health.

'Every suicide is a preventable death and we are determined to do everything we can to tackle the tragedy of suicide'. It's where we spend a majority of our time, build friendships and where we make our livelihoods.

Munchetty then questioned the Health Secretary once more as she wanted greater clarification on how long people anxious their mental health would be seen by health care professionals in the future.

Dr Mikkelsen notes that "the area of mental health is still misunderstood, but now there is momentum and the highest possible recognition of mental health".

New research commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation shows that more than one in 10 children aged between 10 and 15 say they have no-one to talk to or wouldn't talk to anyone in school if they feel anxious or sad.

Councillor Paul Jacques, Cabinet Member for Education and Culture said: "Mental illness affects one in four of us at some point in our lives". This includes issues of comorbidity in the context of chronic disease management in general health care.

The new campaign highlights that while we can all feel stressed, anxious, low or have trouble sleeping, there are simple actions we can take to manage them and prevent these issues from becoming more serious.

Why Address Mental Health Problems In The Youth?

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The Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development urged high income countries such as the United Kingdom to spend 10% of their health care budget on mental health.

As reported in 2012, the country's rate of teenage suicide was three times higher than the world average, which clearly depicts the serious issue of low mental health in Russian Federation.

Unlike physical hazards to health and safety, mental health is not easily identified, and it is often misunderstood and can be hard to talk about. Over time, having good mental health may also reduce our risk of physical health problems.

Foresight the United Kingdom government's future think-tank commissioned experts across different fields to review what was known about mental health and wellbeing.

Speaking on World Mental Health Day, Commission joint lead editor Professor Vikram Patel, from Harvard Medical School in the United States, said: "Mental health is the foundation of human capability that makes each life worthwhile and meaningful".

The cost of mental health conditions on the economy is £99billion every year.

Rose Nona, a Sri Lankan domestic worker, said: "The mental pressure was very great, and I could not have got through this without the support of my family here".

Marjorie Wallace, chief executive of mental health charity Sane, said: "While we applaud the intention, it is striking that the United Kingdom should be hosting such a summit when we hear daily about people left untreated due to a lack of nurses and doctors". We have support groups that meet every week and we also have those for people living with mental illness.

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