World Mental Health Day 2022: Theme,Quotes & Importance in Work Place
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World Mental Health Day 2022: Theme,Quotes & Importance in Work Place

The overall objective of World Mental Health Day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world to mobilize efforts in support of mental health.

 

When is World Mental Health Day

  • World Mental Health Day will be held on 10th October.

 

World Mental Health Day Theme

  • The theme of world mental health day 2022 is to make mental health a global priority.
  • Where the Pandemic has and continues to take all our mental health, the ability to reconnect with world mental health day will provide us with an opportunity to rekindle our efforts to protect and improve mental health.

 

Important Events Related To Mental Health

 

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th October.

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month is observed in May ( 1st May to 31st May ).

Men's Mental Health Month

Men's Mental Health Month is Observed in November. ( 1st Nov to 30th Nov ).

 

World Mental Health Day 2022

  • Many aspects of mental health have been challenged and already before the pandemic in past years, an estimated one in eight people globally are living with a mental disorder.
  • At the same time, the service, skills, and funding available for mental health remain in short supply and fall far below what is needed, especially in low and middle incomes countries.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global crisis for mental health, fueling short and long-term stress and undermining the mental health of millions.
  • Estimates suggest the rise in both anxiety and depressive disorder is more than 25% during the first year of the pandemic.
  • At the same time, mental health and services have been severely disputed and treatment care for mental health conditions has widened.
  • Growing social and economic disparities, safe conflicts, violence, and public health problems have an impact on populations and threaten efforts to promote well-being.
  • In 2021-22, an astonishing 84 million people were forcibly relocated around the globe.
  • As individuals, communities, and governments, we must enhance the value and dedication we place on mental health, and we must match it with increased commitment, involvement, and investment from all stakeholders, across all industries.
  • We must address mental health so that the complete range of needs is met by a network of community-based services and support that is easily accessible, inexpensive, and of high quality.

 

Why is mental health important in the workplace?

  • In today's hustle and bustle world, it has been challenging for the fork force to balance their work and remain mentally fit. A lack of time for friends and family professional upscaling and health commitments can negatively impact employees.

 

Reshaping the work environment to promote and protect mental health

  •  Unemployment, discrimination, access or carrying out work, and poor working condition can also be sources of excessive stress, heightening the risk of developing new mental health Conditions or exacerbating existing ones.
  • Such a negative working environment and experiences are very opposite of what is needed for staff to do their work.

 

Unhealthy working conditions

  • High job demands, low job control, job security, low relation and procedural justice, bullying, and low social support in the workplace are associated with a greater likelihood of developing mental disorders.
  • Risk factors for mental health at work may be related to the nature of the work performed, the physical, social, or cultural characteristics of the workplace, or opportunities for career development, among other things.
  • I began to dread my vocally work meetings because of organizational changes done during my leave, says an employee. I felt vulnerable. My regular responsibilities were being undermined, and my power in the position was being reduced without any solace, he claims.
  • The very thought of it might make it sick. I thought I was a target.
  • Employee enrollment's role is to safeguard and advance everyone's mental health at work. However, 35% of nations in the Mental Health Atlas 2020 reported supporting work-related promotion and prevention initiatives for mental health the least frequently.
  • When that individual asked for assistance from his professional association and human resources, nothing was done to help him.
  • Loss of employment is an unknown risk factor for mental health problems and suicide attempts. But so too are poor working conditions. It can be a hard choice to make.
  • The happiness, optimism, and trust in others that used to define me as still mostly absent. But that employee has no regrets. He chose to put personal sanity and mental health first.
  • In the end, he learned a great deal about himself and what is important to him.
  • This opportunity for self-reflection is the unseen benefit.
  • Your mental health is everything prioritize it fully make the time as your life depends on it because it does – melrobbins
  • A person who has so much extra baggage every day at work might find it challenging to stay connected to the workplace and feel happy to stop.

 

According to the reports

  • An employee suffering from work stress in the US stands at 83%. [1]
  • Globally, stress is causing everyday around 1,000,000 workers to miss work
  • Due to absenteeism caused by depression, business loss up to 51 billion in costs
  • Every year workplace stress causes 1,20,000 deaths and costs dollar 190 million in healthcare costs.[2]
  • Mental health negativity impacts business by having an effect on
  • Productivity and work performance at work
  • Employee engagement at workplace
  • Physical capability and daily functioning tasks
  • Employees suffering from depression may be unable to perform a physical task or simple tasks at workplace
  • Mental health reduces cognitive performance by about 35% of the time
  • Only 57% of employees who report moderate depression and 40% of those who say severe depression receive treatment to control depression symptoms.

 

 

Here are some of the ideas for you to know how to engage your employees to push the mental health parameters in your workplace.

 

Mental health Solution at WorkPlace

Here are some solutions that you can try to get the solution at the workplace.

 

Mental health seminar

  • Organizing a mental health seminar can be a great and effective way to make the event count.
  • Invite a famous psychologist or a mental health coach to encourage your workforce to attend the seminar.
  • This may increase the morale of the employee and employees suffering from mental health should not be ashamed.

 

Office outing

  • It can be a great opportunity to take care of our employees for corporate lunch.
  • you can turn this Day into an employee team-building activity and a relaxing day for everyone.
  • This will create a playful atmosphere.
  • Adjust can also organize a fun event for employees who stop.
  • Employees Usually appreciate it and when the management takes proactive steps to engage them in fun team activities it can be anything from office quizzes to cultural events.

 

Sports events

  • Organizing company sports events can be a great way to utilize the day to celebrate world mental health day.
  • Employees who are associated with health and sports are more physically and mentally fit.
  • It also promotes team bonding and a healthy work environment.
  • Arranging snacks for employees will make it more efficient.

 

Movie screening

  • A better way to celebrate world mental health day than arranging a surprise plan to screen a movie in the office.
  • It will help to break the monotony of work as well as the Wall of ice that impacts workplace relationships and a worker's mental health.
  • This will also increase the morale of the employees and low absenteeism from the workplace and this will create healthy building relationships

 

Appreciation day

  • Vantage circle provides an employee reward platform to recognize the workforce.
  • You can also leverage performances like can I teach fit, which clubs employee rewards with corporate wellness workshops it provides monetary and nonmonetary rewards to the employees who complete work wellness challenges.
  • The nonmonetary rewards are given to the E-wallets of each employee as vantage points.
  • Every Employee can redeem these points into a number of gift cards.
  • This will make employees feel more welcome and happy.

 

10 Best Mental Health Quotes

  • “You are not alone. You are seen. I am with you. You are not alone.” — Shonda Rhimes
  • “Tough times never last, but tough people do!” — Robert Schuller
  • “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves” ― Henry David Thoreau
  • “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” — Winston Churchill
  • “Life doesn’t make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that the better for us all.”  — Erik Erikson
  • There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.” ― John Green
  • “‘Positive vibes only’ isn’t a thing. Humans have a wide range of emotions and that’s OK.” — Molly Bahr
  • You don't have to struggle in Silence. you can be unsilent most of you can live well with a mental health condition, as long as you open up with somebody about it
  • The feeling will pass, the fear is real but the danger is not.
  • “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” — Fredrick Douglass

 

Mental Health Promotion & Protection At Work

 

In 2022, WHO will publish the first-ever global guidelines on mental health and work, which will include consideration of how to ensure safe, supportive, and decent work conditions that promote and protect the mental health system the new guide guideline identified three types of strategies.

 

  • Organizational intervention reshape working condition, for example by providing flexible working arrangements, promoting a healthy work-life balance, and reducing stigma in the workplace
  • Mental health training for managers' strength and supervisor knowledge skills attitudes and behavior so that they may better support their worker's mental health needs.
  • Interventions for workers increase individual coping capacities and may include stress management training as well as strategies to promote health-based physical activity.
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Mental Health Day FAQ

What ways to spend mental health day?

10 Best Ways to celebrate World Mental Health Day 2022

  • Get a good sleep
  • Do something creative
  • Clean your home
  • Eat healthy breakfast
  • Get in a morning workout
  • socialize with people
  • Relax
  • Enjoy outdoors
  • have a candlelight dinner with your family
  • Meditate

What to do if the support doesn't help?

It is very important to be open to a range of approaches and be committed to finding the right mental health help and be hopeful, even when some things don't work out.

Is there any cure for mental health problems?

It is more realistic and helpful to find out what helps with the issues you face talking to your counselor, medication friends family, exercise, good sleep and nutrition and meaningful occupation all can help you

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