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New WHO Guidance Seeks to Put an end to Human Rights Violations in Mental Health Care

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The FINANCIAL -- Globally, the majority of mental health care continues to be provided in psychiatric hospitals, and human rights abuses and coercive practices remain all too common. But providing community-based mental health care that is both respectful of human rights and focused on recovery is proving successful and cost-effective, according to new guidance released today by the World Health Organization.…

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New WHO Guidance Seeks to Put an end to Human Rights Violations in Mental Health Care

5 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- Globally, the majority of mental health care continues to be provided in psychiatric hospitals, and human rights abuses and coercive practices remain all too common. But providing community-based mental health care that is both respectful of human rights and focused on recovery is proving successful and cost-effective, according to new guidance released…

Can TV Shows Help With Teen Mental Health?

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The FINANCIAL -- Popular television shows and movies can bolster teenagers’ mental health and help them cope with bullying, sexual assault, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse and depression when these issues are depicted with empathy and appropriate resources are provided, a report published today by UCLA’s Center for Scholars and Storytellers shows, University of California notes.…

One in Nine Adults Struggled with Mental Health During Pandemic

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The FINANCIAL -- One in nine adults consistently had very poor or deteriorating mental health during the first six months of the Covid-19 pandemic according to new research.…

No hard evidence of link between tech and teenage mental health

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The FINANCIAL -- Parents will worry, that is what parents do. But, according to Oxford Internet Institute researcher, Dr Matti Vuorre, the evidence base suggesting a negative impact of the use of technology on teenagers’ mental health is thin - at best, according to University of Oxford.…

Relaxation for stress relief

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The FINANCIAL -- May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about managing the stress in your life, Mayo Clinic notes.…

85 % of people say that work-related mental health issues affect their home life

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The FINANCIAL — 2020 has been the most stressful year in history for the global workforce and people want robots to help, according to a new study by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence, an HR research and advisory firm. The study of more than 12,000 employees, managers, HR leaders, and C-level executives across 11 countries found that the COVID-19…

COVID-19 pandemic has halted critical mental health services in 93% of countries worldwide

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The FINANCIAL -- COVID-19 disrupting mental health services in most countries, WHO survey. Over 60% reported disruptions to mental health services for vulnerable people, including children and adolescents (72%), older adults (70%), and women requiring antenatal or postnatal services (61%), according to the latest report published by World health Organization. 67% saw disruptions to counseling and psychotherapy;…