What is World Mental Health Day?
World Mental Health Day is an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma.It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organization with members and contacts in more than 150 contacts
World Mental Health Day 2019 Events and Theme
The World Mental Health Day 2019 Theme was based on Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention. The program held at T.I Francis Auditorium in FUTA by the Guest Speaker, Dr Kunle Adesokan - Consultant Psychiatrist, FMC, Owo discuss a great length about how to promote mental health as well as suicide prevention.
KeyNotes From the World Mental Health Day 2019 Held at FUTA
"People who commits suicide don't want to end their life. They want to end their Pain. Meanwhile they did not end the pain, they only pass it to their loved ones left behind"
The above talks about how Suicide victim usually think before they ends their life. And also encourages them to stay strong, face the challenge and share their struggles instead of bottling it up.
Mental Health Helpline
If you know someone who's battling depression or you yourself is facing the struggle; here are some of the contacts you can call.
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