Dr Pinaman Appau, the Executive Secretary of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital, said although the Mental Health fraternity in Ghana had worked hard to create awareness, increase advocacy and educate the public, it failed to prioritise mental health or investment in young people.
Observed each year on October 10, World Mental Health Day aims to raise awareness and change attitudes surrounding mental health issues around the world by encouraging people to looking after their own well-being.
"I think it resonates with everybody, one in two people suffers in some way with mental health problems".
A study commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation found one in ten children aged between ten and fifteen say they have no one to talk to, or would not talk to anyone in school if they felt anxious or sad.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death globally for young peope aged between 15 and 19, according to the report, which also suggested there is little difference reported in mental health services and support between countries of low and middle average incomes and those of high incomes. "The challenges are to help people understand that it is an illness and there are medicines and treatment available". "I have struggled for a long time, both being public and not public about my mental health issues or my mental illness".
A new report will be published into the state of young people's mental health every year on World Mental Health Day, it said.
Yesterday's 2019 budget allocated an additional €84 million for mental health services in Ireland.
"This transparency would also drive standards through competition, and with mental health finally being more openly discussed in society and our schools, it is time workplaces stepped up".
This human-like robot can now perform parkour
Atlas also used computer vision technology to tell exactly where it is in space and plan where to land when it jumps. Boston Dynamics' robots are moving in the opposite direction, learning new things at a terrifying rate.
If you or anyone you know is suffering from mental health issues, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 46 36.
Now, the singer and actress is fighting for more awareness and funding for mental health.
There is no health without mental health, she explained.
We will also be encouraging local schools to get involved in better mental health, and why it is essential to support children from a young age to avoid trauma later in life, and working alongside partner organisations to get the campaign message across.
"Mental health services are still being underfunded by the Conservative government, with one in 10 CCGs (Clinical Commissioning Groups) failing to meet the mental health investment standard in the previous year - that is leading to adults having to wait as many as four months for treatment in certain areas, while one in four children are being rejected for treatment after referral".
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.
On the issue of mental health service provision for young adults, Mr Cable added: "Children and adolescents face a cliff edge in mental health services when they turn 18".
The climbers had been waiting for a window of good weather so they could reach the summit, when the storm hit Friday. There were five South Korean climbers and four Nepalese guides in the camp when the strong storm hit.
The last time Moscow's space program had a crewed launch failure was during the Soviet era in 1983, when a Soyuz booster exploded. Russian Federation stands to lose that monopoly with the arrival of SpaceX's Dragon and Boeing's Starliner crew capsules .
He served as a minister in Mr Mandela's first post-apartheid government, praising the president as a healing figure. His son, Piet Botha confirmed to South African media that his father died in his sleep during the night.
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Pope Benedict elevated then-Archbishop Wuerl to the College of Cardinals in November 2010, shortly after Wuerl's 70th birthday. Francis has said the devil is ultimately behind sex abuse of children by priests and current divisions in the Church .
World number one Rafael Nadal , beaten by Federer in last year's final of the Masters 1000 showpiece, is absent with injury. Fourth-ranked Juan Martin del Potro , Alexander Zverev and Kei Nishikori all join Federer today in action.
But in the 1970s, Hawking proposed that black holes might have a temperature and could slowly leak out quantum particles . Days before Hawking's death , Perry reportedly called the ailing physicist to give him an update.
The 31-year-old from Serbia is in blistering form, winning Wimbledon, the Cincinnati Masters and US Open in recent months, after having elbow surgery in February.
Bad data made Amazon's AI biased against women
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Henry given first job as head coach by Monaco
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Healthy mice born from same-sex parents for first time
They then edited the cells to remove parts of DNA that normally block reproduction using only male or female genes. Just as impressively, the created mice were able to live to adulthood and have offspring of their own.
Israel halts Gaza fuel deliveries as 7 Palestinians killed
In a statement, the army said troops "spotted a number of assailants who climbed the security fence in the southern Gaza Strip". In response, the IDF said, soldiers used riot dispersal means and live fire in accordance with standard operating procedures.
Canal Water on the Rise
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Death Toll From Hurricane Michael Climbs to 11
By all accounts, Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents' home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia. The Gadsden County Sheriff's office reported four people killed, with one young girl killed in Georgia .
Jetliner lands in US after world's longest flight
Singapore Airlines has held the coveted title before with. wait for it, a non-stop service between Singapore and Newark. The marathon flight had no standard economy seats, only so-called "economy comfort" and business class.
England play out stalemate with Croatia in Rijeka
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Milwaukee Brewers Sweep Rockies to Advance to NLCS
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