Increasing Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace | Heads Up Australia

Recent TNS Social research has revealed that nine in 10 Australian employees agree it’s important to work in a mentally health environment. However, only five in 10 believe their own workplace could be described that way. For an employer, raising awareness is a key step to creating a more mentally healthy workplace. This can be achieved through raising understanding of…

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Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office focuses on mental health, safety

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Walk for mental illness held at Stanley Park in Westfield

GREEN. MATT CARON: RESEARCH REVEALS THAT ONE OUT OF FIVE AMERICANS SUFFER SOME TYPE OF MENTAL ISSUE, GIVING RISE TO COMMUNITY AGENCIES SUCH AS THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION ON MENTAL HEALTH. MATT CARON: THE WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER HAD WIDESPREAD SUPPORT TODAY DURING IT’S ANNUAL WALK AT STANLEY PARK IN WESTFIELD. 22NEWS STORM TEAM METEOROLOGIST JENNIFER PAGLIEI EMEED THE EVENT, AND LED…

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Avatar therapy for schizophrenia

Avatar: ‘You’re rubbish, you’re rubbish, you’re a waste of space’ Lauren: ‘ Can you go away please?’ ‘That’s good Lauren, that’s good but can you try and make it a bit stronger for me?’ ‘Sit up, look at him’ ‘Tell him to go away, ok?’ Avatar therapy is for people who hear distressing auditory hallucinations or voices so these are…

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Why is World Mental Health Day important?

World Mental Health Day is important because it provides us a forum to communicate with the public and to our patients concerning the nature of mental illness. World Mental Health day is important for several reasons. First of all, globally we now know that mental disorders account for approximately 25% of the disability that affects humanity. Secondly and related, what…

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Overview of Invega a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Schizophrenia

Invega is a prescription medication used for the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. Invega belongs to a group of drugs called atypical antipsychotics. It may work by changing the activity of certain natural substances in the brain.This medication comes in an extended-release tablet form and an injectable form which is given directly into a muscle by a healthcare professional.…

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Schizophrenia and Medication

SCHIZOPHRENIC PATIENTS ALSO HAVE WHAT ARE CALLED NEGATIVE SYMPTOMS. THEIR THOUGHTS ARE SLOWED, THEIR THOUGHTS ARE DISORGANIZED, NOT UNCOMMONLY THE SCHIZOPHRENIC PATIENT CAN JUST BE WITHDRAWN AND BE VERY MENTALLY SLOWED. ANTI-PSYCHOTIC MEDICATIONS CAN HAVE A COUPLE OF DIFFERENT EFFECTS. THEY CAN HELP TO, ANTI-PSYCHOTIC MEDICATION CAN HELP TO DISSOLVE HALLUCINATIONS AND DELUSIONS BUT ALSO CAN HELP TO ORDER THOUGHTS,…

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Positive Symptoms and Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Hey what’s up I’m Rachel Star schizophrenic so if you’ve had schizophrenia for a while or like mental disorder you’ve probably heard positive symptoms and negative symptoms so what does that mean let’s make an imaginary like baseline normal person so this is like baseline normal okay so a positive symptom is anything added on that let’s say a normal…

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What Is Schizophrenia Like?

– God and just when you think it stops it just starts up again. Yeah, I’m ready for it to be done. (light music) – Today we’re doing a simulation of hearing voices. – I have never done anything like this before. – I’m doing the simulation today for my brother. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia recently. – I have…

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