Climate. Contagion. Conflict. Conformity.
We live in turbulent times. There is constant upheavel in all our lives. New terms have been introduced to define how we live. Terms like lockdown, isolation, travel restrictions, closed borders.
- Covid impact. Increased stress amongst all
- Digital lifestyle causing issues in social skills
- Nuclear families resulting in no extended support structure
- Young ones suffer the most. Their lives face the brut force
- Government's focus is on higher level disorders, not preventive care
There is need for an immediate intervention to empower people with tools and solutions for improving their mental health. Firstly, to increase the psychological capital of every individual and hence the community. Secondly, to give tools and solutions for them to be better prepared for facing whatever life throws their way. Thirdly, availability of a counsellor or doctor for more serious issues.