Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Lady Gaga mental health essay calls for funding and awareness

Helen-Maria Vasiliadis Helen-Maria Vasiliadis
Samantha Long | 10 October, 2018, 20:09

She says that young children, some as young as six-years-old, can also be affected by mental health issues.

Wednesday, 10 October will be World Mental Health Day, an annual event to raise awareness about issues around mental health around the world.

It is believed that mental health issues start before 14 years of age and 75 percent of youth identify the problems before they reach 24 years. One such discussion was held on Twitter earlier this year during May, which is considered as Mental Health Month.

The governor explained that people with mental health problems deserve love, care, understanding and support.

For the fiscal year 2018/19, Nepal government has allocated 4.29 percent of its total budget for health and population, but according to the State Minister for Health and Population Dr Surendra Kumar Yadav, the budget is not enough to offer basic health services, let alone mental health.

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And in an effort to protect you from you, Google has also added Digital Wellbeing to monitor and limit your device and app usage. The device features Home View, a dashboard for the spectrum of home devices, including appliances, DVRs, lights and thermostats.

"The main contributing factors include relationship problems (with a boyfriend/girlfriend, fighting with a best friend, etc.), family issues (divorce, separation, abuse, conflict, etc.), trauma (loss, grief, abuse, rape, etc.) and school problems (bullying, learning difficulties)".

Unlike costly physical illnesses like cancer, where expenses are largely hospital-based, mental health costs are often indirect, such as not being able to work.

According to the global agency, 10 to 20 per cent of children and adolescents worldwide suffer from mental disorders.

The World Health Organisation has called on African countries especially those with insurgency crises to focus more attention on the mental health of children and adolescents. I think it's better when we all say "Cheers!" and 'fess up to it'.

In a new op-ed for the Guardian published on Tuesday, Gaga, along with World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom, urged readers to confront the shame and stigma that keeps people from speaking out about mental health.

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