All About World Mental Health Day 2018

All About World Mental Health Day 2018

All About World Mental Health 2018

World Mental Health Day is an initiative founded by WHO (World Health Organization) with the sole objective of raising awareness on mental health issues. The reason for the establishment of this initiative was to raise awareness on the concept of mental health and how valid it is as an explanation for certain issues that most people face.

This year’s World Mental Health Day was just concluded on the 10th of October, 2018 and the focus for this year was “young people/young adults” because according to research a lot of young people ranging from those changing schools, leaving home, starting university or even a new job can fall prey to the tensions that can arise from stress.

A lot of young people often go through periods of stress and in some cases, if not recognized and managed well, this stress can lead to a range of mental illnesses. Some of which can be;

  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Bipolar Disorder e.t.c

The founder of VibrantMeNG, Chioma Ukariaku had this to say about the movement

Author: Chima, VibrantMeNG Team

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *