June 22, 2022

Contribution of Mentors to Mentoring and Mental Health Issues

by Stephen Hobbs in wellth movement  | 0 Comments

Contribution of Mentors to Mentoring and Mental Health Issues

What are the unsettling mental health issues mentors can support?
How can mentors support persons with mental health issues?

00:01 Introduction

05:00 What is mentoring?
Two-way trusted relationship where mentor and mentee learn and grow together throughpersonal and professional development.

09:55 What is mental health?
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affectshow we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others,and make healthy choices.

Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

Over 1B people have a mental disorder.
Approximately 450M people are not getting the treatment they need for mental healthissues.

15:40 What is PTSD?
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to help defend against danger or to avoid it.

20 percent of people who experience a traumatic event will develop PTSD.
About 8 million people have PTSD in a given year.
1 in 13 people will develop PTSD at some point in their life.

17:40 What is OSI?
Operational Stress Injury is any persistent psychological difficulty resulting from operational duties as law enforcement, combat or any other service-related duties.

What is an OSI mental health? Operational stress injury or OSI is a non-clinical, non-medical term referring to a persistent psychological difficulty caused by traumatic experiences or prolonged high stress or fatigue during service as a military member or first responder.

28:00 Role of the Mentor

31:00 Coping skills

32:14 Triggers

Adding: Grief
What is grief? Grief is a natural response to loss. It's the emotional suffering you feel when something or someone you love is taken away. Often, the pain of loss can feel overwhelming.You may experience all kinds of difficult and unexpected emotions, from shock or anger todisbelief, guilt, and profound sadness.

60M people die annually globally. 
10M died in 2020 from cancer which is the leading cause of death.
Each death can have a minimum of 5 people left to grieve the loss.
With COVID it is estimated 9 close family members per death would be left to grieve.

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