Showing posts with label #supportsystems. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #supportsystems. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

πŸ„πŸ½‍♂️ IMSPARK: Ebbing Mental Health Stigma in the PacificπŸ„πŸ½‍♂️

πŸ„πŸ½‍♂️ Imagine... Ebbing Mental Health Stigma in the PacificπŸ„πŸ½‍♂️

πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate

A Pacific community where the stigma surrounding mental illness is replaced by understanding, support, and a strong network of care.

πŸ”— Link

πŸ“š Source

Subica, A. M., Aitaoto, N., Sullivan, J. G., Henwood, B. F., Yamada, A. M., & Link, B. G. (2019). Mental illness stigma among Pacific Islanders. Psychiatry Research, 273, 578–585. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2019.01.077. NCBI

πŸ’₯ What’s the Big Deal

The stigma associated with mental illness among Pacific Islanders is a significant barrier to seeking help and receiving treatment.⚕️ This stigma manifests in various ways, including attributing mental illness to non-medical causes and perceiving mental disorders as less. The stigma around mental illness among Pacific Islanders is a significant obstacle to seeking help and receiving treatment.🀝 This stigma can take various forms, such as attributing mental illness to non-medical causes, perceiving mental disorders as less severe, and desiring social distance from those affected. The research indicates that culturally tailored interventions are necessary to address these stigmatizing attitudes and beliefs.

Reducing stigma and promoting understanding can encourage help-seeking behavior and improve mental health outcomes in Pacific Islander communities.🌊 This involves fostering an environment where mental health is openly discussedπŸ’¬, support systems are strengthened, and empowers individuals to seek help without concern of being judged. Severe and desiring social distance from those affected. The research highlights the need for culturally tailored interventions to address these stigmatizing attitudes and beliefs. 

#Stigma, #PacificMentalHealth, #CulturalInsight, #supportsystems, #MentalWellness, #CommunityCare, #BreakTheTaboo, #IMSPARK, #GlobalLeadership, #Mindsets

Friday, October 20, 2023

πŸ§’πŸ½IMSPARK: Ensuring Behavioral Health for Pacific YouthπŸ§’πŸ½

 

πŸ§’πŸ½Imagine…Ensuring Behavioral Health for Pacific YouthπŸ§’πŸ½



πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate:

Picture a Pacific region where every child, regardless of income, enjoys good mental health and emotional well-being.

πŸ“š Source:

Henderson, J. (2023, October 16). Behavioral Health Concerns Common for Low-Income Kids. MedPage Today.

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πŸ’₯ What's the Big Deal:

Many Pacific children from low-income backgrounds face early emotional and behavioral health challenges. 🌺The findings emphasize the urgency of investing in πŸ’ͺ prevention and support for our youth. In the Pacific, a significant portion of underprivileged children struggle with emotional and behavioral health concerns from an early age. ✨This discovery underscores the critical need to prioritize prevention and comprehensive support systems for our region's youth. 🌼 It's about ensuring that every child, regardless of their economic circumstances, has the opportunity to grow up mentally resilient and emotionally well-equipped.


#MentalHealth,#Youth,#PacificRegion,#HealthEquity,#supportsystems,#IMSPARK,

 

πŸ”¬ IMSPARK: Unveiling New Climate InsightsπŸ”¬

πŸ”¬ Imagine... Unveiling New Climate InsightsπŸ”¬ πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate :  A world enlightened by groundbreaking climate science, guiding target...