Health and Hope Can Prevent Suicide

Suicide prevention ribbon

#stopsuicide #globalcrisis #hope #suicideprevention Every 40 seconds, an individual life is lost to suicide. The World Health Organization (WHO) calls it a #globalcrisis and estimates that the global suicide figureContinue Reading

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Take Global Action Today for World Suicide Prevention Day – #FundamentalSDG

No Health Without Mental Health

The International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred) announces today, World Suicide Prevention Day, it joins to support the #FundaMentalSDG initiative to advocate adding clear, measurable mental healthContinue Reading

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Bridging the Mental Health Treatment Gap Must Be a Global Priority

Equal Treatment Closing the Gap

    Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) organizes the mhGAP Forum as part of its annual partnership event on mental health. The mhGAP Forum is an informal groupContinue Reading

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Mental health is a worthwhile goal for United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda

No Health Without Mental Health

  The post-2015 development goals will, as we know, set out the world’s development agenda for the foreseeable future—in the same way that the Millennium Development Goals provided a frameworkContinue Reading

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Young and Vulnerable: The biggest tragedy regarding youth mental illness is collective inaction

This year, United Nations International Youth Day (IYD), on August 12, has been designated to celebrate the importance of youth mental health with the slogan ‘Mental Health Matters’. This isContinue Reading

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Depression and anxiety are linked to happiness and there’s plenty that can be done from a young age

Smiling Children

In the last blog, I talked about the World Happiness Report 2013 and began to explore the links between mental health and happiness. I want to explore this in furtherContinue Reading

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