National’s sustainability: Positive Behavior, Attitude in National Development

Lestari Negriku – need a positive and stable person
Indonesia now needs strong individuals to face the challenges of the times that are increasingly “challenging”. In order to participate in national development, of course individuals who are physically and mentally healthy are very important. Especially this spiritual health functions so that our contribution is optimal and can provide tangible and tangible work.

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Mental health is still one of the significant health problems in the world, including in Indonesia. According to WHO data (2016), there are about 35 million people affected by depression, 60 million people get bipolar, 21 million get schizophrenia, and 47.5 million get dementia. In Indonesia, with various biological, psychological and social factors with diversity of population; hence the number of cases of mental disorders continues to increase which has an impact on increasing the country’s burden and decreasing human productivity for the long term.

The 2013 Riskesdas data showed the prevalence of mental emotional disorders as indicated by symptoms of depression and anxiety for ages 15 and over reaching around 14 million people or 6% of the total population of Indonesia. While the prevalence of severe mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, reaches around 400,000 people or as many as 1.7 per 1,000 residents.

Based on the facts of mental health issues, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) seek to emphasize the resolution of mental health problems from the root, which is poured into the theme of World Mental Health Day 2016. Taking the theme Dignity in Mental Health: Help First Psychological and Mental Health For All with sub themes of a Healthy Soul Starting from a Healthy Family; then the main message to be conveyed is that everyone has the right to be respected and get proper treatment in accordance with the dignity and dignity of a human being. The real form of the realization of this right is reflected in the small form of psychological support given by the family to each member of his family. Furthermore, this message also means that respect for human rights must slowly be able to eliminate discrimination and stigma against family members or anyone who has a mental disorder; so that they can still be valued as dignified human beings who need help to get a quality life back.

Today in Indonesia there are many millions of human beings who experience “mental fatigue” because of the pressure of the surrounding environment that is not balanced with their “spiritual” abilities and cause deep frustration.

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