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october 10: World mental health day


October 10 is World Mental Health Day, a day for mental-health awareness sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO). Aiming at raising awareness of mental health issues, the day provides an opportunity for all to talk about what more needs to be done to make mental-health care a reality for people worldwide.

Here are 5 simple ways to better support mental-health awareness:

  • Language matters; take a minute to think before you speak
  • Educate yourself
  • Listen and ask
  • Talk about it
  • And always be kind

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