Mental Health

Men’s Health Week June 10th-16th 2019

Issues affecting men’s health are varied and many health professionals and health activists mark Men’s Health Week with awareness campaigns to highlight health concerns such as diabetes, osteoporosis, family health, workplace accidents, and the higher likelihood of men being victims to homicide or suicide. International Men’s Health Week is celebrated in[…]

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Youth Day, 7th April 2019

Health Promotion focused on healthy relationships, reducing risk and boosting self esteem. Visitors were able to avail themselves of resources on display and were encouraged to describe “One thing I like about myself…”. It was surprising to see that most participants found it difficult to think of at least one[…]

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World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2018

Today is World Mental Health Day, an annual campaign that raises awareness of mental health issues around the world and encourages support of mental health. This year special attention is being paid to young people and mental health.

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World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2018

Young People and Mental Health in a changing World. This year, for World Mental Health Day, the World Health Organisation are drawing our attention to young people and mental health. Approximately 1.2 billion people (1 in 6) of the world’s population are adolescents, aged between 10 and 19. Several factors such as alcohol[…]

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World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2017

World Mental Health Day is recognized on 10 October every year, with a relevant theme set to highlight global concerns; this year the World Federation for Mental Health have focused on ‘mental health in the workplace’.

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Understanding Autism, September 2017

The Ministry of Equality facilitated several lectures across the week of 18th September; these were presented by Linda Woodcock, Director of AT-Autism and an Autism and Families Consultant.

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ERS mark World Alzheimer’s Month, September 2017

The Elderly Residential Service (ERS), with the support of Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society (GADs), provided two awareness events in Kings Bastion  in view of their continued aim to raise awareness during September’s world Alzheimer’s month. Large displays provided plenty of information regarding dementia, and workshops were available to give attendees[…]

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