The lost income from such individuals is just one reason why the World Economic Forum estimates that the economic impact of mental illness will be more than cancer, diabetes, and respiratory illnesses combined by 2030.
Mr Ellwood said while much had been achieved in changing attitudes to mental health there was still a long way to go and that some people could be afraid of the stigma.
'I am delighted we are appointing Jackie Doyle-Price as our dedicated Minister for Suicide Prevention, and I know she will make a real difference.
Campaigner Natasha Devon said the mental health first aiders would be trained in what to say and "crucially what not to say to someone who is struggling".
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has defined "mental health" as being "more than the absence of mental illnesses".
This year's Mental Health Awareness Week theme is "let nature in, strengthen your wellbeing - Mā te taiao kia whakapakari tōu oranga".
According to United Kingdom data, 10% of school children have a diagnosable mental illness and 75% of these young people are not receiving treatment.
"The Mental Health Unit is cognizant of the importance of educating persons about mental health, and continues to promote good mental health in school settings as well as through monthly outreach sessions. We can not expect to save lives if people who need help are being turned away from specialist care", they wrote in the Sydney Morning Herald on Monday.
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"I'd like to see more people leading well-rounded lives, both mentally and physically, to give and get the best out of life".
Depression was the third leading cause of ill-health among adolescents, with suicide being the second leading cause of death among those aged 15 to 29 years, he said.
Doyle-Price, now minister for mental health, inequalities and suicide prevention, will ensure every local area has effective plans in place to stop unnecessary deaths and investigate how technology can help identify those most at risk. The country only spends 2.35 per cent of their budget on mental health.
In the DHCC, close to 30 clinical partners offer services in mental health issues that affect children and adults alike. "Our campaign helps you take your mental health into your own hands, so you can protect and improve your own mental health and that of others". There is a time where we may not be doing great when it comes to mental health, and that is fine.
"There remains significant under-investment in the mental health system".
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The governor explained that people with mental health problems deserve love, care, understanding and support.