Today is World Mental Health day – an initiative supported by the World Health Organisation and others.
It’s a hard hitting one: Suicide (preventing it, obviously). “Come on, isn’t this a bit bleak and extreme?”
Count to 40….
….someone has taken their own life.
Count to 40 again…someone else on the planet has just killed themselves.
Count to 40 again….you get the idea. Shockingly, every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide.
A survey commissioned by the NHS last year on Adult Psychiatric Morbidity showed:
This is indeed bleak; suicide is 100% preventable.
To fight this suicidal statistic, the World Federation for Mental Health, the World Health Organisation, and us here at Ordo, would like you to take “40 seconds of action” today to:
So come on, let’s show our courage; some ideas for action from the people behind World Mental Health day, are:
The Mental Health Foundation has produced an action acronym – WAIT – to help you have a short conversation with someone which could be the difference between life and death for them.
Even tfl were on-board this morning:
Ordo is designed to help people feel in control and on top of their finances.
Money, bills and payments, whether as a consumer, business or both, can often be the cause of stress and anxiety and it’s exactly this wrinkle that we at Ordo are helping to iron out (we love a bit of ironing). Ordo is all about helping improve people’s sense of wellbeing when it comes to running their business and managing their payments, bills and finances, and that’s what we’re building our service to achieve. Have a look round our web site, see how Ordo could help you and sign up to be the first to hear about what we’re doing next.