My observations on the docuseries episode one 'A Matter of Life and Death'
After watching, it was really heartwarming and feeling optimistic for the future of mental health.
The host explored scientific-based research that may assist mental health clinicians with treating mental health particularly #Depression
Hopefully to reduce the high/medium risk and to provide non-clinical care to address needs.
With new technology advancing for the future in the mental health sector. Hopefully more and more community programs will be streamlined for #SuicidePrevention for individuals experiencing thoughts of
VR or Virtual reality, data analysis via A.I based in NSW rail (public transport system) and the importance of community connection - Indigenous medicine - the natural way - their connection to the land, water and people. A sense of kinship is uplifting and alleviates stress.
It takes at least one person to sincerely listen, acknowledge and be present with someone living with mental health needs.
Care and compassion is all it takes to get through to someone in immediate risk. How much of a significant impact it would have.
A lot needs to be done to address those particular needs in disadvantaged groups depending on geographical location.
In Australia, the data shown in 2019 the rate is on the upward scale for adults in the 40-80+ bracket.
It makes me wonder what it is like on a global scale especially in recent times of this current pandemic.
I can only hope for best possible outcomes for all. #MentalHealth #DistractMe #Bekind #compassion