Mental health is defined as successful performance of mental function, resulting in the ability to engage in productive activities, enjoy fulfilling relationships, and change or cope with adversity. I’m not an expert so I don’t know what represents a mental illness compared to what represents normal feelings everyone encounters as they journey through life, but there are experts out there, so if you feel you might benefit from getting help please do so. If that feels like too much, maybe just talking to someone might help in deciding what the best thing to do is. There are many options out there, including just picking up a phone and calling someone from somewhere you feel comfortable.
Please note that the Report is a part of the CMHS Block Grant Application, which includes the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Block Grant Application Part I and Part II , required by Public Law 102-321 for providing comprehensive community mental health services to adults with a serious mental illness and to children with a serious emotional disturbance.
In 1966 by the recommendation Mental Health Advisory Committee, Ministry of Health, Government of India, NIMHANS commenced Department of Psychiatric Social Work in and started a two-year Postgraduate Diploma in Psychiatric Social Work was introduced in 1968.
People can be depressed over family troubles, financial issues, professional difficulties, psychiatric disorders (e.g. dysthymia, bipolar), as a product of substance use, the death of a family member or a pet, seasonal affect disorder, physical illness or disability…pick a reason!
So it was in May I found myself at the Combined Services Centre in Llandrindod Wells with a room packed full of professionals from the Police, Powys Teaching Health Board, Powys County Council, Welsh Ambulance Service and a number of voluntary sector organisations, all gathered to learn more about Section 136.