The #100waysin100days social media campaign kicked-off on Friday on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and provides daily tips for Queenslanders to value their mental
health and improve wellbeing.
In fact, there is no definition of mental
health that is universally agreed.
While General Practitioners in Australia now receive extensive training in mental
health care delivery, there is a need for training for other workers and health care providers to provide the most effective interventions to prevent and treat mental
In the first lawsuit, filed in August 2005, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Illinois, along with the Bazelon Center for Mental
Health Law, the group Equip for Equality, and the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis, alleged that four residents of nursing homes were being needlessly segregated and inappropriately warehoused in violation of federal law.
Disorders in the Social Environment: Critical Perspectives.
Canada is the only developed country without a national strategy for mental
health, a report of the Senate Committee on Social Affairs points out.
No matter your gender, class, ethnicity, race or religion, mental
illness doesn't discriminate.
Lost productivity in the workplace due to mental
illness is costing Canadian businesses billions of dollars a year, states a 2002 Health Canada report.
While most group disability policies include a provision that limits benefits paid for mental
and nervous conditions, the definition of mental
illness is often ambiguous.
A Working Life for People with Severe Mental
The aim of this article is to draw attention to the use of mental
mathematics--to promote its use, and to pose several questions connected with it.
A family member who was mentally ill had created a maelstrom in her life, Campbell had followed the steps recommended by mental
health-care professionals--obtaining counseling, drug therapy, even hospitalization when necessary--yet her loved one's condition only seemed to worsen.