Another video about raising awareness for mental health!
When Lishan’s father was diagnosed with a degenerative neurological condition, she coped with the difficult experience of seeing his body fail him by writing “Conversations with my father”. Childhood, memories, local customs, illness, death and suffering are explored in this short play. It was a fantastic experience writing the play and participating in the dialogue …
My article “On the Employment of Persons with Mental Health Issues” is out! Psychiatric Services is a publication of American Psychiatric Publishing, a Division of the American Psychiatric Association http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/toc/ps/current
Enjoyed being part of this discussion re mental health. http://www.inconvenientquestions.sg/Event/BH3/9-mental-health-are-we-in-denial
It was a great experience sharing with budding playwrights and writers!
Delighted to be part of a video shown at the APA conference in Toronto: http://www.websedge.com/videos/apa_tv_2015/#/driving_clinical_care_research_and_education_in_mental_health_for_a_nation
One in four adults will experience mental health difficulties. Over 450 million people globally experience mental disorder each year. Despite the commonly repeated mantra of ‘No health without mental health,’ people with mental health difficulties continue to face challenges in obtaining the help that they require. Stigma and discrimination are significant barriers to obtaining good …