World Mental Health Day is observed all over the world with a view to raising awareness of mental health issues in global communities and mobilizing willingness and efforts in support of mental health. The day brings a great opportunity for all to highlight and think about mental health education, consciousness, and encouragement against the social stigma. People from different countries in the world celebrate the day in an empathetic way with a unifying voice to bring lasting change in the mental health sector.
People who are working on mental health issues can grab the chance to talk about their work, what more they expect and need from society, what needs to be done to make mental health care a truth for people nationally and internationally.
When is World Mental Health Day?
World mental health day is on October 10. Every year, people across the world celebrate the day with great interest as everyone is becoming more conscious about mental health. Statistics show that one adult in four along with one child in ten are in the risk of mental health issues each year. So raising awareness and getting educated about mental health is very important to lower down the risk.
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Mental Health Awareness Month
May is the mental health awareness month. Since 1949, mental health awareness month has been observed in the United States organized by the Mental Health America organization. Millions of people in the United States come to know about the event through the media, local events, and programs. The purpose of this celebration is to raise awareness and educate people about different mental health issues.
World Mental Health Day 2021 Theme
World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) has set the world mental health day 2021 theme and it is suicide prevention. Though suicidal behavior is existed in human history from long ago, it has increased a lot at present in all parts of the world due to a number of complicated facts. That is why WFMH selected this theme aiming to reduce mental complications as well as suicidal behavior.
World Mental Health Day Activities
Educating thyself and educating surrounding people is one of the greatest activities in World Mental Health Day. People observe this day organizing a conversation about mental health and issues in their offices or communities. Many also share important posts on social media to increase awareness about the day. To make the day special, you can also take part in spreading the message of the World Mental Health Day.
World Mental Health Day 2021 Quotes
Many of you usually search for world mental health day quotes. Considering the fact, we have collected some quotes for you. Below are some best quotes for all of you on the occasion of this day.
“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” – Glenn Close
“Mental health needs a great deal of attention. It’s the final taboo and it needs to be faced and dealt with.” – Adam Ant
“It’s up to you today to start making healthy choices. It is not choices that are just healthy for your body, but healthy for your mind.”― Steve Maraboli
“I’ve run my whole life – for more than exercise, for mental health.” – Wendelin Van Draanen
“To think too much is a disease.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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World Mental Health Day plays an important role to let people know how to lead a happy life. It teaches us to focus more on possibilities than problems. To become prosperous in our life, we all need to focus on our mental health.