The theme ‘Make Mental Health & Well-Being For All a Global Priority’ provides us with an opportunity to re-kindle our efforts to protect and improve mental health. It looks towards the future, and gives us the goal of making our world a better place for all.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned last week that “With people from all points of the globe crying out for relief and hope, international action on major challenges – from climate to conflict and securing sustainable development – is paralyzed by dysfunction and held hostage to geopolitical tensions.” he went on call on the world to “overcome divisions and provide hope in a place of turmoil.”It is wonderful to see world leaders beginning to promote the importance of hope. Yet while this call for hope is commendable, it lacks one important component: it doesn’t teach people the “how-to” of hope.
iFred updates ‘Schools for Hope’ program with a rebrand to Hopeful Minds, with a new advisory team and additional lessons to address failure and rumination in young students. The programContinue Reading