Mental Health Blog

TAKING ACTION – MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

 As we shift focus to a new month, preparations for our Frontline Mental Health Training has taken center stage. Reach Out Together has been hosting this training each quarter in order to teach the fundamentals of Mental Health First Aid.

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MENTAL HEALTH ACROSS THE WORLD

Why NOW is the time to take action

Believe it or not, mental health declines have been recorded in almost every single country across the globe. Of course, the pandemic brought around some awareness of this significant decrease, but the numbers in mental illness have been soaring out of control for many years leading up to the pandemic.

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THE CONNECTION BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH AND A PANDEMIC

Last week, we touched upon some key differences between mental health and mental illnesses. To recap, it is very possible to be experiencing low mental health and there are many ways by which we can actively turn that around into better mental health, within the same day. On the other hand, if living with a mental illness, recovery is most definitely within reach for all of ……………

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MENTAL ILLNESS – YOU ARE NEVER ALONE

With the current times and so much uncertainty around health in general, the lines around one’s mental health can often feel a little blurry. Our emotions are heightened, and it may be quite concerning if we are unaware of whether we’re just having a bad day, or if we are bordering onto a mental illness……..

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OUR MENTAL HEALTH AND A CALL TO ACTION

As we set foot into month two of 2021, the topic of mental health is becoming
increasingly prevalent. With a COVID vaccine on the horizon, and all the
uncertainty on when to expect some normalcy to filter into our lives, now more than ever it is important to recognize the need for good mental health………

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

International organizations will be marking a day specifically dedicated to suicide prevention and remembrance of those lost to suicide.

Suicide is a year-round public health crisis, but for institutions dedicated to tackling….

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Get Ready for World Reach Out Together Day!

It’s time to start your clocks to count down – we’re ONE MONTH away from our 4th annual World Reach Out Together Day! WoohooThis year, we are hosting a first of its kind, 12-hour Global Virtual Summit on Mental Health.

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Stand Together in the Fight Against Racism

Today, we are up against a global enemy that has previously remained unconquered – racism. We have been witnesses to – and some of us, victims of – the horrible incidences of baseless discrimination. 

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Medicating for a Mental Illness – The Why, What, and How

Today, let’s focus on something that’s even less talked about than any general mentions of mental health – medication. Yes, we mean anti-depressants, anti-anxiety pills, and any medicines that 

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