"Time to Talk Day is a fantastic opportunity to start a conversation about mental health and to help break down the stigma that has too always been associated with mental health problems".
In 2018 it's OK to talk about our feelings if we like.
If, when discussing mental illness, we ridicule those who practise self-care, we are ridiculing personal steps toward healing and wellness. Together with other local agencies, CMHAs belong to a community-based mental health and addictions sector that serves half a million Ontarians.
Cllr Paul Cummins, Sefton Council's Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Mental Health Champion for Sefton Council, said: "As the mental health champion for elected members, I am pleased to be backing this project".
The desire to be free of some of the internal burdens one carry when one faces mental ill health is painfully burdensome in a society such as T&T.
Language: the words used to describe mental illness can make a difference.
A common effect of a mental illness, though not often spoken about, is called "self-stigma" and the "why-try effect", Stuart said.
Considering the importance we place on our physical health, and the comparative lack of stigma in doing so, we should be placing just as much importance on our mental health. Know the facts and the myths and being educated about mental illness helps us better understand people in close proximity who is struggling.
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Sarah is among the tens of thousands of Canadians who live with mental health issues.
Talking about mental health is absolutely critical to recovery - the importance of being able to talk and be listened to without shame and the fear of being judged can not be underestimated. At the moment people still find it hard to open up and speak about how they are feeling. "Supporting mental health is the right thing to do and the Co-operators is committed to providing innovative access to customizable care, so that our employees have access to the care they need, where and when they need it as they cope with these health concerns".
"I had really bad postpartum depression to the point where I felt like I hated my baby", said Lilly.
Two of three people suffering mental health issues do so in silence because they're afraid of being judged or rejected. I was touched by the support I received and struck by the number of people who came forward and told me how mental health issues have impacted their lives or those of their family and friends.
If professional help is needed, there's a range of services available.
Which might explain why two-thirds of people in the United Kingdom reported that they have no one to talk to about their private problems.
Similar messages flooded social media platforms Wednesday as Canadians shared their struggles with mental health in hopes their messages may help.
Mental illnesses have been a taboo topic of conversation among many friends and family, says the Bell Let's Talk website.