Nature Of Mental Well-Being And Mental Health

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Outcome 1: Understand the different views on the nature of mental well-being and mental health and the factors that may influence both across the life span. Evaluate two different views on the nature of mental well-being and mental health. We are continually tort within the care sector and in life in general to acknowledge, accept and treat all individuals as that, individuals. This is the same for all people, we must remind ourselves that no two people are the same and that although two different people may encounter the same issue they may deal with it in very different ways, this all comes down to the individuals perceptions/ views, this will have a huge impact on their own well-being and mental health. A person who views things negatively…show more content…
Take time to connect with people around you: your family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. Spend time with people you care about and that have a positive impact on your life, spend time building and nurturing these relationships. Be active. Take regular exercise, take a walk, go cycling or play a game of football. Find the activity that you enjoy, and make it a part of your life. When you exercise your brain releases endorphins, these endorphins tend to minimise the discomfort of exercise, block the feeling of pain and are even associated with a feeling of euphoria. Keep learning. Learning new skills can give you a sense of achievement and a new confidence. So choose something you enjoy or wish to learn, like learning a instrument, take a course or learn a new skill.This will make you feel good about yourself and combat those feelings of worthlessness or fear. Give to others. Even the smallest act can count, whether it's a smile, a thank you or a kind word. Larger acts, such as volunteering at your local community centre, can improve your mental wellbeing and help you build new social…show more content…
The Scottish Government’s mental health strategy to 2015 sets out a range of key commitments across the full spectrum of mental health improvement, services and recovery to ensure delivery of effective, quality care and treatment for people with a mental illness, their carers and families. Mental illness is one of the top public health challenges in Europe. This new Strategy brings their mental health improvement work and work to improve mental health services together for the first time in a single strategy. It sets out their plans to work together with partners to respond to the ongoing challenge of improving mental health and wellbeing and ensuring improved services and outcomes for individuals and communities over the period to 2015. It sets out the work that they have already started and will continue; together with their ambitions to increase the pace of change and focus on key changes and improvements for the future within a clear performance and accountability

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