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mental health

[′men·təl ′helth]
(psychology)
A relatively enduring state of being in which an individual has effected an integration of his instinctual drives in a way that is reasonably satisfying to himself as reflected in his zest for living and his feeling of self-realization.
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"These investments are part of our government's commitment to invest $3.8 billion over the next 10 years to develop and implement a comprehensive and connected mental health and addictions strategy," said Elliott.
From our dysfunctional politics to worrisome happenings in the privacy of our homes, our mental health crisis is seriously affecting our national decision-making.
* Organization: The Award honours an organization for their exceptional contribution to mental health promotion and prevention of mental disorders, treatment and rehabilitation for mentally ill.
As emphasized in this forum: There is no health when there is no mental health,' BLSS Director Rizalino Jose Rosales said.
In the light of this, CDD-Ghana deems it appropriate that this year's World Mental Health Day focuses on the youth, under the theme 'People and Mental Health in a Changing World', as the age at which mental disorders begin to affect people was scary.
'I urge you to take a minute to reflect on your mental health. More importantly, I ask you to ask about the mental health of others around you.
EDUCATE YOURSELF READING up on common mental health problems, learning about the signs and symptoms and ways to support those experiencing mental ill health is a great way to equip yourself with the knowledge to challenge myths about mental health when they arise.
'Advocates tirelessly pushed for the Mental Health Act for well over a decade and in the past year, both houses of Congress have finally passed and consolidated this important measure.
Two WHO policy instruments are described, the Mental Health Action Plan for 2013-2020 (World Health Organization, 2013) and the Mental Health Atlas (World Health Organization, 2015), and a comparative analysis is made with the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (United Nations, 2015).
The new report, by health think tank The King's Fund, said income for mental health trusts rose by less than 2.5% in 2016/17 compared to more than 6% for acute and specialist trusts.
CCDHB mental health, addictions and intellectual disability service general manager Nigel Fairley confirmed there were 13 vacancies in its CRS, a 24-hour community mental health and addiction team serving the Wellington region.
MORE than a third of people with experience of mental health services in Wales have rated it as "very poor" in an exclusive poll conducted by WalesOnline to mark World Mental Health Day today.