October 10th is World Mental Health Day
Monday, October 10, 2016 13 Comments
Take a moment to think about it
You can change somebody’s world with a moment of reflection
© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
from the Mental Health Series
Somebody YOU know is struggling
How you respond and how you speak to them can – literally – make the difference between life and death.
- A kind and respectful comment at the right time can make ALL the difference.
- An unthinking comment at the wrong time can kick somebody over the suicide edge.
The problem is that we can’t really distinguish
those right and wrong times.
The following infographic is “reblogged” from the Courage Coaching site. The accompanying article includes a list of things that many people say that don’t help and can easily harm. It’s a quickie. Hop over to read it.
“This years’ theme ‘Dignity in Mental Health-Psychological & Mental Health First Aid for All’ will enable us to contribute to the goal of taking mental health out of the shadows so that people in general feel more confident in tackling the stigma, isolation and discrimination that continues to plague people with mental health conditions, their families and carers.” ~ World Mental Health Day 2016 | World Federation for Mental Health
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More mental health posts can be found below – among the Related Content links I take the time to provide at the bottom of the majority of my posts. Check ’em out – and leave a supportive comment. It just might be one of those days.
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You might also be interested in some of the following articles
available right now – on this site and elsewhere.
For links in context: run your cursor over the article above and the dark grey links will turn dark red;
(subtle, so they don’t pull focus while you read, but you can find them to click when you’re ready for them)
— and check out the links to other Related Content in each of the articles themselves —
Related articles right here on ADDandSoMuchMore.com
(in case you missed them above or below)
- Mental Health Awareness in October
- Suicide Prevention Awareness
- When cops DON’T have mental health training
- The importance of Trigger Warnings
- When Fear Becomes Entrenched & Chronic
- Complex PTSD Awareness
- LinkList: PTSD & “TBI help too”
- The Walking A Mile in Another’s Shoes Series LinkList
Related Articles ’round the net
- I Don’t Want Awareness (I Want Acceptance) – autism
- Psychological First Aid for All
- ‘Tea and talk’ on World Mental Health Day
- A call for National Government to embrace mental health & wellness (Australia)
- World Mental Health Day 2016! (Mind1Matters)
- WHO | World Mental Health Day 2016
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