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World Health Organization calls on governments to boost funds for mental health

World Health Organization calls on governments to boost funds for mental health”

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Joining in on the World Health Organisation's first global online advocacy event for mental health, SuperM will be performing their song 'Better Days' on World Mental Health Day, and delivering a message to promote awareness around the topic.

World Mental Health Day is observed to beat the stigma in society and individuals around mental health issues.

A Parañaque City health officer contacts a COVID-19-positive patient under quarantine to check on their mental health as part of the city's "Let's H.E.A.L. (Help, Encourage, Accept, Love) as One Parañaque" program on September 3, 2020.

"People might need more help for all kinds of reasons, depending on what has happened to them in their life". As we celebrate World Mental Health Day today, Jacqueline spoke to ETimes and shared that she is grateful to the people around her who helped her achieve the balance.

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It is also in the interest of general public awareness in making people understand the seriousness of mental illnesses.

"What is more alarming is that it is reported that 424,000 Malaysian children were found to have mental health problems including anxiety and depression", he said.

However often you are able to prioritize your mental well-being and overall health, what you do with that time taken for yourself is just as important as the amount of time you take. And for more on improving your mental state, check out The Things You're Doing That Are Hurting Your Mental Health.

"We know that the levels of anxiety, fear, isolation, social distancing and restrictions, uncertainty and emotional distress experienced have become widespread as the world struggles to bring the virus under control and to find solutions".



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