Webinar 4: Children and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Friday, October 01, 2021 AT 19:00

As an active advocate for health, happiness and dignity for all, SAJIDA Foundation aims to drive home the message of positive mental health and well-being through a two-month-long campaign, addressing the different areas of need in the mental health support system. Starting with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10 and addressing World Mental Health Day on October 10 along the way, the Foundation aims to create

awareness by including both local and international influencers in the mental health space to bring change at the more grassroots level. Through an integrated and policy-level approach, SMHP looks to create impact that will allow long-term sustainable developments towards bringing mental health at the forefront of healthcare and wellbeing. 

National Mental Health Survey 2018-2019Bangladesh Health & Injury Survey 2018 

More than 20,000 suicides occurs every year; 66 suicides per day

Suicide is highest among 15-17 years, with 60+ age group following second

Prevalence of Major Mental Disorders among adult population is 1.4%

17% adults and 14% adolescents have some form of mental disorders

16% men and 17% women suffer from mental disorders

92% of adults suffering from mental disorders do not seek treatment

94% children with mental illness do not get psychiatric care

Among 8% of people seeking treatment, approx. 48% are treated with unscientific methods

Webinar on World Suicide Prevention Day

In observance of World Suicide Prevention Day, SAJIDA Foundation is hosting an online webinar, to encourage open conversations, break down barriers to seeking help, and raise awareness within our community. 

SAJIDA strives to create hope through action in order to develop a better community where individuals are no longer afraid to confront mental health concerns. 

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Webinar on Organizational Mental Health

Stigma, fear of judgement and concern for future career endeavors might prevent many from seeking psychological help when it’s needed. Our next webinar, titled ‘Organizational Mental Health’, in SAJIDA’s Mental Health Campaign series aims to create a platform for open conversations within the community; with focus on promoting and understanding the importance of mental health and it’s relationship in the organizations where we are involved.

Catch us live this Friday at 7 pm.

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Webinar on Physical and Mental Health

The mind-body interaction is far more powerful than we might think. Retaining control over our stress levels, seeking help for physiological as well as psychological conditions might play a key role in maintaining our well-being.
The third webinar in SAJIDA’s Mental Health Campaign series, “Why is Physical and Mental Wellbeing Important and how they are interconnected?” will highlight and address the importance of both physical and mental health.

Catch us live this Friday (24th September) at 7pm

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Webinar on Children and Adolescent Mental Health

SAJIDA’s 4th webinar aims to raise awareness on the importance of “Children and Adolescent Mental Health” because we understand how childhood and adolescence are crucial periods in one’s life in terms of mental health. During this time, children and adolescents develop cognitive and social-emotional skills, which affect their ability to undertake adult roles in society as well as their mental capacity to deal with it.

Catch us live this Friday (01st October) at 7pm

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Webinar on World Mental Health Day

Every year on 10 October, World Mental Health Day is observed as an international day focusing on a particular theme for promoting global mental health education, awareness and policy advocacy. This year World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) has announced the theme to be ‘Mental health in an Unequal World’.

The 5th Webinar by SAJIDA Foundation, titled “World Mental Health Day: Mental Health in an Unequal World,” will cover all of the above issues in one session with the aim to spread awareness within our community.

Catch us live this coming Sunday (October 10th, 2021) from 7PM to 8PM BST.

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