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Mental and Emotional Health 

  • by Alan Piper
  • 12 Feb, 2016

The Modern Way To View Emotional & Mental Health 

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That big problem is an outdated concept. It’s an outdated concept that tells us that the only reason anyone should need to see a mental health professional is when they are having a problem at that moment. 

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That you should wait until you get hit with a deep depression that cripples you every day so badly that you can’t function normally any more.That you should wait until you get such a severe case of anxiety disorder that you can’t bare to leave your home anymore because you’re petrified of jumping in the car terrified you’ll have an accident. That you should wait until your gambling addiction is so severe that you’re on the verge of losing your home and becoming homeless.Reading that may paint a very dramatic picture for many of you but it’s not entirely unrealistic. Our current way of looking at mental health is problematic and this has drastic consequences for many people in society, especially for mental health rates.

Here are some interesting and shocking statistics. Here in the UK,  1 in 4 British adults  will experience a diagnosable mental health problem in any one given year.  Depression  is now more common than ever, with 1 in 5 people being affected in average society and 2 in 5 people that live in care homes.  Self-harm rates  are some of the highest in Europe, 400 per 100,000 of the population.

These statistics show that we have a big problem regarding mental health and this is partly due to the outdated concept by which we view mental health. Most people only go to see a mental health practitioner when they are experiencing a problem such as depression, anxiety, etc. This is the stereotypical attitude help by the common man or woman in society as well. It’s not their fault either because this needs to change via education first.This stereotypical belief held common by so many people in society has major consequences. How many of those statistics above do you think could be changed and significantly lowered by changing our attitudes to mental health?

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Taking a Lesson About Preventative Care from Other Disciplines

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It’s a commonly held belief that you should visit a dentist every 6 months for a preventative checkup. This way you are avoiding serious, costly problems in the long-term and taking care of any early signs of poor dental health. The same applies to doctors or seeing your local GP as well.Now how about applying this same concept to mental health? How muchdifferent do you think some of those statistics would be if this attitude of preventative care was applied to mental health as well?This is where the fundamental concept and attitude of seeing mental health and it’s role in society needs to change. A preventative approach should also be applied to mental health as well. It should be necessary and be accepted to at least go in for a mental health checkup every 6 months just like you would with a dentist.There is nothing wrong with this at all. It’s about preventative care and taking necessary measures to ensure you have a cool and clear head. The facts are that we all go through hardships in life occasionally. We experience relationship breakups, work stress, divorce, the death of loved ones, just to name a few. These things are hard to deal with mentally and emotionally.Seeing a mental health professional for a preventative checkup every 6 months is a great way to ensure that everything is functioning normally mentally and emotionally. It’s also a great way to catch any early warning signs for a serious mental illness, then you can take care of it before it develops into a major problem in the long-term.

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Real World Examples Where Preventative Mental Health Checkups Already Occur and Works Well

One such profession where preventative mental health checkups are required is for pilots. Pilots don’t necessarily want to do this, but they know that it’s a simple and effective way to guarantee that they will have a clear and cool head. Just like you and me, pilots experience the hardships that life sometimes throws up.The only difference between pilots and the average person is that they are taking a proactive approach to their mental health. Now they are in a position where they can catch the early warning signs of any potentially serious mental health problems. This proactive approach taken by pilots ensures that they are taking every possible measure to have a clear and cool head. It means they are in a good place to tackle life each day and its occasional hardships.

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This is the approach that should be taken by everyone but in order for that to happen, there needs to be a fundamental shift in stereotypical attitudes regarding mental health. That starts with education, like always, and it’s only from education that people will begin to see that the old way of viewing mental health is completely outdated. A proactive approach to mental health is what is needed if we are going to seriously tackle the problems we are currently facing as a society regarding mental illness.So we should all take a leaf from the book of pilots because there is a lot to learn from it for tackling mental health problems in society overall. If we adopt this proactive approach then we can drastically improve mental health in general and  the quality of our own lives overall.If you would like to have a preventative check up then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. There is no harm in making sure that you are functioning normally mentally and emotionally, and catching any early problems before they turn into big ones.

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