While there's been a remarkable, cultural shift in the collective perception of mental health, there is still much more work to be done.
In my experience, there is absolutely nothing more isolating than suffering from a mental health episode and feeling as though you're alone in the harrowing journey to simply feel like yourself again - let alone feel happy.
"On World Mental Health Day, I am pledging to continuing to advocate for additional funding for mental health and addictions treatment". Finding help can be as troubling as it sounds, and Safe In Our World wants to change that, they want to drive forward initiatives to support and help gamers around the world. The exact same approach applies to mental health. Comedy Central is partnering with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), a program of the National Council for Behavioral Health on the project. "You might as well get that professional knowledge and resources if you need it".
The course teaches people how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
It's not rocket science to recognise that the work environment can bring about mental health problems. "It's such a poignant experience, and one we're humbled she's allowing us to share with the world in aid of Safe In Our World". "We are not saying 'viewer discretion is advised.' We are saying 'viewer conversation is encouraged'".
And it is family and friends who are left with the grief of suicides arising from mental illness, which is at least seven times higher than the suicide rate among the general population. The comedy special offers candid reflections on Gulman's struggles with depression through stand-up and short documentary interludes that provide insight into his mental health journey.
Two months into my new role at TSB, I've never felt more fervent about tackling the stigma around mental health, quite simply it's the right thing to do and the success of any business relies on it.
The network is also introducing a shortform series called "Doctor Commentaries", in which cognitive behavioral therapist Dr. Ali Mattu breaks down relevant scenes from HBO shows and explain them from a mental health perspective. "Roughly 25 percent of adults in the USA over 18 are suffering from a diagnosable mental disorder".