Support for mental health easier to access than many employers realise

Support for mental health easier to access than many employers realise

Support for mental health easier to access than many employers realise

For urgent help phone the Sarnia-Lambton Mental Health First Response Service (available 24/7) at 1-800-307-4319.

"If you take a look at his recommended budget that's a huge investment in children's mental health and we had great conversations in hearings for helping those families who need help", Ross Armstrong, of the Division of Child and Family Services, says.

"One in five kids has mental health problems and we have long wait lists in our community for treatment", she noted. "It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices".

If you feel that you may be struggling with any mental illness then please seek help and reach out.

The CDC also reported suicide as a symptom often associated with mental illness.

Attention is focused on children this week, which is Children's Mental Health Awareness Week.

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But Biden dismissed these concerns and said most border-crossers were now actively seeking asylum while taking advantage of " catch and release " legal loopholes.

When there are pressures in our lives it is normal for people to sometimes feel worried, anxious or upset. "We're co-hosting this with the Canadian Mental Health Association, our adult partners, and we've done that for the past two years because mental health is across a lifespan, from birth to death, so working together and integrating services more and more helps all the families in our community that much more".

"Because kids don't wear their thoughts on their sleeves, we don't know what they might be going through, but we can all be a voice for childhood mental health", said David Axelson, MD, chief of the Department of Psychiatry and Big Lots Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

In America today, approximately 45-47 million, or 1 out of 5 Americans, is suffering with a mental health issue; and approximately 1 in 25 adults is now experiencing a serious mental illness that substantially interferes with one or more major life activities.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 50 percent of people in the United States will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in their lifetime.

Kujawa joined leaders and young people from the Waukesha chapter of NAMI or the National Alliance of Mental Illness for Action on the square, an all-day event for raising awareness about mental health issues and discussing legislation to address the topic.

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