Province invests almost $40M in student mental health

Clay Curtis
October 11, 2019

It further called on government to resource and empower the state agencies and service providers, particularly the Mental Health Authority of Ghana, Ghana Health Service and the Department of Social Welfare among others to make comprehensive psychological support available at all levels of the health system and in educational institutions for people who might have the tendency to attempt suicide.

"Too many students are struggling with their mental health and well-being", Education Minister Stephen Lecce said in a statement. A study found that almost half the country's population does not have much awareness about mental health or access to a mental health facility within 20 km.

Today is World Mental Health Day and in light of this important date, a host of veteran game professionals and ambassadors have launched a brand new charity to help promote and bring awareness to better mental health within the gaming industry.

Reportedly, some 13,000 people commit suicide every year in Pakistan, and more than 95pc of them suffer from mental disorders.

The larger question is this: Is it the job of an entertainment company to pitch mental health to us or do we just want the entertainment? 10, on World Suicide Prevention Day, to raise awareness about the impact of suicide in the world and the role that each of us can play to prevent it. "Most importantly, they can encourage going to the counseling center, especially when there is a situation that goes beyond their capabilities".

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One-third of the 1,500 survey-takers also said they thought that work contributed to their experience of symptoms of mental health conditions.

HBO's bumpers will let viewers know what mental health issues are depicted in select episodes.

On campus, the Counseling Center provides individual, couples and group counseling sessions lasting roughly 30 to 50 minutes in the center located in the first floor of the Thrift Building.

National Hotlines and Resources include the National Suicide Hotline reachable at 1-800-273-8255, the Crisis Intervention Crisis text line at 741741 as well as the Suicide Prevention App.

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