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 Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects
how we think, feel, and act.
 Over the course of your life, if you experience mental health problems, your thinking,
mood, and behavior could be affected. Many factors contribute to mental health
problems, including:
 Biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry
 Life experiences, such as trauma or abuse
 Family history of mental health problems
1. So in simple terms,
 Mental health is about wellness rather than "illness’’. Phrases such as ‘good mental health’,
‘positive mental health’, ‘mental wellbeing’, ‘subjective wellbeing’ and even ‘happiness’
have been proposed by various people to emphasize that mental health is about wellness
rather than illness.

 Mental health is the successful performance of mental function, resulting in productive

activities, fulfilling relationships, and the ability to adapt to change and adversity.

 Mental illness refers to mental disorders characterized by alterations in thinking.


 Almost 1 in 5 Americans experiences mental health problems each year (18.5%). In the United
States, in 2015, an estimated 9.8 million adults (over 18) had a serious mental disorder. That
equates to 4.8 percent of all American adults.
 Approximately 1 in 5 youth aged 13–18 (21.4%) experiences a severe mental disorder at some
point during their life. For children aged 8–15, the estimate is 13%.
 The rate of youth with Major Depressive Episode (MDE) increased from 11.93% to 12.63%. (Out of
which 62% didn’t receive treatment)
 About 45 per cent of Australian adults will be affected by mental illness at some time in life. Three
per cent will be seriously affected.
 Mental health problems leads to suicides in which India has one of the highest suicide rates for
the youth aged 15 to 29.
There are many different treatment options available. There is no treatment that works for
everyone – individuals can chose the treatment, or combination of treatments, that works
 Psychotherapy
 Medication
 Case Management
 Support Group
 Hospitalization
 etc.
 Pay attention to emotional pain — recognize it when it happens and work to
treat it before it feels all-encompassing.

 Redirect your gut reaction when you fail.

 Monitor and protect your self-esteem. When you feel like putting yourself
down, take a moment to be compassionate to yourself.
 When negative thoughts are taking over, disrupt them with positive distraction.

 Find meaning in loss.

 Don’t let excessive guilt linger.

 Learn what treatments for emotional wounds work for you.

 Substantial physical harm
 or injury caused due to third
 party, careless behaviour and
 accident causing -
• Impairment of any organ
• Temporary/permanent disfigurement
• Any other physical problem
Any mental harm caused due to-

• Work Related Stress

• Emotional condition caused due to recent events in

personal/professional life

• Also called psychiatric injury.

For example,


Post Traumatic stress disorder

Anxiety Disorders

Mood disorders such as fear or phobia.

Any unpleasant event causing mental trauma e.g. Workplace bullying, harassment,
major accident

Psychiatric help.


Quite common Comparatively less

Cost depends upon the injury;
simple to interpret More costly and

Time taken to return back Time taken to return

depends upon the healing time
back to work is
comparatively more
Identified by supervisor and
medical treatment is provided Mostly identified and
helped by HR or
counsellors of the
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