World Mental Health Day 2019: Date, Theme and Significance
LAHORE - World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year. The day is celebrated with the objective to mobilize efforts in support of mental health and provides an opportunity for everyone to talk and discuss mental health issues, and what more needs to be done.
🧠 World Mental Health Day 🧠— Spencer Tips (@Spencertipster) October 10, 2019
🤫 don’t suffer in silence. Talk.
👩⚕️ seek professional help
📚 educate yourself
💪🏼 resiliency. You will get better.
🗣There’s always someone to talk to.
👬 A problem shared is a problem halved.
💰 Invest in yourself.
When is World Mental Health Day 2019 observed?
It was first celebrated on October 10, 1992, at the initiative of Deputy Secretary-General Richard Hunter. World Mental Health Day is supported by the World Health Organisation (WHO) by raising awareness of mental health issues. WHO also supports developing technical and communication material.
What is the theme for World Mental Health Day 2019?
Mental Health Issues Results in taking millions of life due to society’s collective failure to deal with these issues. For the year 2019, the theme is ‘Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention.’
It was in the year 1994 when World Mental Health Day was celebrated with a theme for the first time. This happened with the suggestion of then Secretary-General Eugene Brody. The theme was “Improving the Quality of Mental Health Services throughout the World .”
And always remember - "Struggling with mental health doesn't make us weak because sometimes, all we can do is survive and that's more than okay."
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