[tags: Nursing, Psychiatry, Mental health professional] - Knowing someone with a mental disorder as scary as depression is extremely heartbreaking, especially when it 's someone you sincerely care about.
One of my closest best friends suffers from depression and it’s the worst feeling ever to know they are miserable on the inside with nothing you can do about it.
The goal of OT intervention is to increase the ability of the client to engage in everyday activities, for example, feeding, dressing, bathing, leisure, work, education (O’Brien & Hussey, 2012; & AOTA, 2014).
The Mental Health Act (MHA) is the law which sets out when you can be admitted, detained, and treated in hospitals against your wishes....
- As a teenager, my aunt once lived with us and I remember my dad said vividly “Aunty X is ill and will be with us for a little while, let’s provide her with all the necessary support she needs”, however; my dad never disclosed the type of ailment she was suffering from.
I was home alone with my dad as my other siblings were already studying in the university.
Refugees are exposed to a significant amount of trauma due to fear, war, persecution, torture, and relocating.
The mental health illnesses that can affect refugees due to exposure to traumas include post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety.
In the article “Aid Groups Aim to put Mental Health on world Agenda” the author Carey, Benedict discusses how the World Health Organization, the government, and Aid groups are coming together, and striving to find solutions to the mental health predicament.
“The situation with Mental Health today is like HIV-AIDS two decades Ago (Tim Evans).