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New Directions Behavioral Health Delivers New Resources for Mental Health Month

New Directions Behavioral Health Delivers New Resources for Mental Health Month”

Neil Carmichael MP, chair of the Education Committee, now said: "Schools and colleges have a frontline role in tackling mental ill health and promoting wellbeing among children and young people". Engaging people in conversations about mental illness is important at every stage of recovery.

"Mental health problems are on the rise and there's no doubt more needs to be done", Dr Coleman said in a speech to mental health professionals this morning.

Ways to Wellness, has resources and services available to help you or someone you know who may be struggling.

He said workforce well-being was a focus, and over the past five years the number of registered nurses working in mental health and addiction services had increased from 3583 to 4206. We have heard from students, faculty, administrators and others that there is a rising demand for mental health services on campus.

People experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently-and some engage in potentially unsafe or risky behaviors to avoid or cover up symptoms of a potential mental health problem. KSN wants to help parents identify the warning signs early, so Mark Davidson went to the experts to ask them what constitutes a red flag.

"It removes the stigma for the everyday person, provides a layman's understanding of someone experiencing emotional distress and enables the person to be helpful, to interact with the individual and most importantly not be afraid", said Chris Michaels, NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania's executive director.

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That's the view of the Health Minister as he admitted mental health has become a huge issue.

"Most people walk around people on the street who clearly have a mental health issue". Light refreshments will be served.

This week has been designated as the 66 Annual Mental Health Week by the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Launched today, the $7.5 million quality initiative aims to address the variation in prescribing of drugs for people with mental health conditions, improve processes around transferring people in and out of services, and ensure lessons are learnt from serious incidents and complaints.

You can visit the Isaksimagit Inuusirmi Kataujjiqatigiit Embrace Life Council's website for more information and support, or call the toll free line at 1-866-804-2782.



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