Mental Health Awareness Month

In support of mental health awareness month, we’re here to shine a light on the importance of emotional well-being and to provide you with valuable resources to help navigate this vital aspect of your life. 

Mental Health Awareness Month carries a profound theme: “Mental health is a universal human right.” It’s a call for unity in improving knowledge, raising awareness, and taking actions that promote and protect the mental health of every individual. 

Mental Health MonthHere are some eye-opening facts about mental health: 

  • About half of all mental disorders start before the age of 14. 
  • Trauma incidents like war and other major disasters contribute to the causes of mental health disorders. 
  • Mental health disorders are among the most treatable causes of suicide. 
  • Discrimination against individuals and families dealing with mental disorders often impedes them from seeking the care they need. 
  • Across the globe, numerous reports document violations of human rights for people with mental disabilities. 

Mental health is a fundamental human right for everyone, regardless of who they are or where they live. It encompasses the right to be shielded from mental health risks, access to available, acceptable, and high-quality care, and the right to liberty, independence, and inclusion within the community. 

Talking About Mental Health 

  • As the conversation around mental health continues to evolve, it’s essential to be mindful of our words and phrases. Some expressions are more respectful and widely accepted than others. Language matters, and it plays a crucial role in reducing the stigma associated with mental health challenges. 
  • Learn more about how to discuss mental health, the phrases to use and avoid, and how to approach a conversation with someone you’re concerned about. – read the full article here.  

Mental Health MonthUnderstanding Mental Illness 

  • We delve into various aspects of mental illness, including types, symptoms, causes, medical support, prevention tips, and teen mental healthcare. To gain a deeper understanding, check out this article. 

Building and Maintaining Healthy Relationships 

  • Healthy relationships are vital to our mental well-being. We offer six top tips to help you nurture your connections. To enhance your relationship-building skills – read more here. 

Our Best Mental Health Tips – Backed by Research 

For additional information and useful resources, we invite you to explore these trusted sources: 


Africa’s largest mental health organisation – learn more here. 

DIY Tools 

Discover apps, worksheets, and other resources to improve your mental health independently – check this out. 

Your mental well-being matters. Together, let’s foster a culture of understanding, compassion, and support for mental health. 🌟💚 

Remember, your mental health is a vital part of your overall well-being. Take the time to nurture it, seek support when needed, and always remember, you are not alone on this journey. 🌼💚

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Sources: Mental Health America | World Health Organization | Sadag | Discovery Health Care | Mental Health

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