October 10 Is World Mental Health Day

October 10 Is World Mental Health Day (Courtesy The Key Update)

The World Health Organization’s theme for World Mental Health Day 2021 (October 10) is “Mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality.”

  • To read more about the WHO’s suggestions, click here.
  • For WikiHow’s ideas about how to celebrate World Mental Health Day, click here.
  • For the WHO’s 296-page “Guidance on Community Mental Health Services: Promoting Person-centered and Rights-based Approaches” (courtesy of Janet Paleo), published in the September 2021 Key Update, click here.
  • For a WHO press release–“New WHO Guidance Seeks to Put an End to Human Rights Violations in Mental Health Care,” from the July Key Update, click here.
  • For “Former UN Special Rapporteur Denounces ‘Global Psychiatry’s Crisis of Values,’” from the June 2021 Key Update, click here
  • For “World Mental Health Day: Prioritize Social Justice, Not Only Access to Care,” click here.

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