Published: Thu, October 11, 2018
Medicine | By Tracy Klein

Mental health crisis may cost world $22 trillion by 2030

Mental health crisis may cost world $22 trillion by 2030

"We can all be a part of a new movement -- including people who have faced mental illness themselves -- to call on governments and industry to put mental health at the top of their agendas".

"In other countries, in other industries, where there are adverse consequences from commercial activities, each service contributes a portion of its turnover to an organisation or a cause meant to mitigate adverse side effects or to offset harm".

"Anyone who cares about poverty, education, social cohesion or economic progress should work to improve mental health, putting the vast knowledge we have on promotion, prevention and care into action", said Patel.

Last year, Chance revealed that he has struggled with anxiety and opened up about the stigma around mental health in the black community.

The PM will also announce the campaign to train a million people in mental health awareness - Every Mind Matters - launches today, with a pilot in the West Midlands ahead of a national rollout next spring.

The focus of this year's mental health day is on children and adolescents especially within the war-torn areas.

The new strategy will be led by a head of medical health and guided by a mental health expert panel, which is expected to feature four psychiatrists and psychologists, all with experience of high-performance sport.

In a new op-ed for the Guardian published on Tuesday, Gaga, along with World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom, urged readers to confront the shame and stigma that keeps people from speaking out about mental health.

WFMH wants to encourage a plan of early interventions, prevention of mental illness and triggers such as bullying, and the implementing of resilience support and programs to educate young people about mental wellbeing.

"For over a decade, we have had doctors who are consultants in sport and exercise medicine looking after our elite athletes", he added.

Meanwhile, Health Secretary Matt Hancock is hosting the first ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London, attended by ministers and representatives from over 50 countries as well as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Mental health planner at the Ministry of Health Karline Brathwaite said, "This is the start of something new and fantastic, with a host of stakeholders".

Mr Clegg, then deputy prime minister, declared at the Lib Dem spring conference that the services would get £250 million extra for five years.

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