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PM Theresa May appoints ‘world’s first’ minister for suicide prevention

PM Theresa May appoints ‘world’s first’ minister for suicide prevention

About 4,500 people take their lives every year in England and suicide remains the leading cause of death among men under the age of 45.

"So, this is a way for them [youth] to talk about what they are going through and to get help before it leads to suicide", she concluded.

Seymour highlighted that mental illness usually begins in the early adolescent years, reiterating the troubling statistic that half of all lifetime mental disorders, in most studies, start by age 14.

Many people in society are affected by mental illness.

RFDS chief executive Martin Laverty said the service was continually expanding based on need and now played an important role in the provision of mental health services to remote and rural Australians.

With recent data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) revealing that men working in the construction industry are three times more at risk from suicide than those in other occupations*, Bouygues UK has introduced a new scheme to help tackle mental health issues and help staff at times of crisis.

"Sadly, mental illness is taboo in many Chinese families and they feel ashamed to even talk about it", she said. If you're a nurse, I encourage you to reflect on Mental Health Awareness Week and take a leap to check out the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Nursing Job Fair on October 18 from 2-5 p.m.

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May has also pledged more support for mental health services for children and young people, as well as funding for the Samaritans' helpline - a confidential 24/7 freephone service.

Only 40 percent of adults who have a mental illness reported receiving any sort of service for their mental illness in the prior 12 months, according to Judith Bass, a professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The answer to increasing well being and mental health will come not only from policy change in the house of commons, not only in the curriculum at school or college, but in the way we all relate to each other, the way we interact and support each other. Go and call and check in on a friend who you know has been struggling.

"We can help them to make sense of what's making them anxious, because they don't always see what that is". During an episode of The Close Up on e.tv, Giliberti said she had been on antidepressants while growing up.

"Employers must show that they are serious about supporting employees with mental health and stress-related issues".

"World Mental Health Day provides a fantastic platform to focus on this very important area that doesn't always get the attention it should", she said.

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