Speech On Mental Health

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MENTAL HEALTH Ladies and gentlemen, I’m here in front of you to talk about the importance of mental health. I’m here to spread awareness about mental illness, to reach out to people who are dealing with this. So what really is mental health? Is it important for us to know what it is about? Does it concern us? Mental health is as important as physical health. Mental health is a state of successful performance of mental function, resulting in productive activities, fulfilling relationships with other people and the ability to adapt to change to cope with adversity. Mental illness is a broad term encompassing all diagnosable mental disorders. And for some disorders— especially mood disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, and personality disorders—it’s hard to know if a person is suffering from such. You never know who might be the people affected; who are suffering because they are emotionally unstable; who are hallucinating and hearing voices inside their own heads; who are having dark thoughts; and those who have anxiety. It may be the ones who are close to you—your friends, your mother, your father, or even your siblings—or they could even be the person sitting right next to you. Some people who suffer from mental disorders may even be sharing laughs with you, and you wouldn’t even know.…show more content…
Therefore, the level of recovery varies from each person. There are no checklists or timetables for the recovery of a person, recovery in itself is just helping the person attain the state where they want to be. One cannot tell a person they are mentally healthy if the person himself does not feel like so. It is not embarrassing to look for help. In order for everyone to be open and honest about what they feel and get the help they deserve, we should change our perspectives of having mental illness and treating it. So we can achieve what they’ve been fighting for, a normal and happy
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