Dubai, UAE, October 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Elevating Health & Wellness in the Gulf on World Mental Health Day
The launch of Enritsch today signals the start of one couple's four-year journey and aspirations to 'enritsch people's lives' in the Arabian Gulf and beyond.
Purposely timed to coincide with the World Health Organization's (WHO) 'Dignity in mental health' theme on 'World Mental Health Day'- Enritsch aims to help people to discover, and maintain, a positive state of physical, mental and social wellbeing.
Recent findings by the WHO highlight that one in every four, or 25%, of the planet's seven billion people, suffer from some form of mental illness, including anxiety and depression. This places mental disorders among the leading causes of ill health and disability world-wide.
While various forms of treatment are available, the WHO states that two-thirds of people suffering never seek help. Primarily due to fears of stigma and discrimination, individuals are left with feelings of loneliness and isolation. From children dealing with schoolyard bullying, to executives coping with workplace pressures-the need to put the spotlight on enabling people to attain inner wellbeing, never seemed so timely.
Now people can get help from the privacy of their own homes via enritsch.com, which is set to become the world's largest health & wellness community. This free service enables members to access information and a range of resources; seek expert advice; locate, and post reviews on service providers-enabling them to make informed decisions.
"We are all about enritsch-ing people's lives. The concept of community for us extends beyond providing solutions to people's daily challenges. It also means supporting our fellow brothers and sisters in the global sense of the word through charitable partnerships and giving. Our work is inspired by our desire to make a positive contribution to humanity," said founder Stefan Ritsch, a resident of the UAE.
"Although companies around the Middle East are stepping up their efforts to create a healthier, happier education environment and workforce through a range of initiatives-the statistics speak for themselves. They point to the the need for ongoing education and awareness; and to equip people with the tools to be able to achieve a positive state of physical, mental and social wellbeing."
Enritsch is working on establishing partnerships with a range of government and private sector companies specializing in all aspects of health and wellness.
Through collaboration and cooperation, the consortium will focus on substantially reducing the number of people suffering from a mental health illness around the world.
People can register for free at http://www.enritsch.com.
As part of the launch, Enritsch are encouraging people to share their stories about how someone they know - a friend, family member or someone in their community - through their act of kindness, has helped bring joy to someone else's life.
A Health & Wellness package valued at 5,000 DHS will be awarded to the post with the most amount of votes given by the community.
To enter, go to http://www.facebook.com/enritschinglives, tag the person you are nominating and leave a comment, picture or video saying why you believe they are #EnritschingLives.
The competition will run from Sunday 11 October until the end of the month.
We are all about "enritsch-ing people's lives" around the world. Enritsch is a health & wellness community, and one-stop shop to help people discover and maintain, a positive state of physical, mental and social wellbeing.
By providing people access to authoritative, comprehensive, easy-to-understand, and up-to-the-minute information and resources - we aim to empower, inspire and enable individuals to find beauty as an expression of inner peace, health and wellbeing.
With one in four of the world's seven billion people affected by a mental health condition, from anxiety to depression - Enritsch aims to provide access to resources in a private environment for individuals to achieve wellbeing from a healthy mind and body.
Part of our work involves charitable contributions directed towards non-for-profit companies delivering mental health support services.
For more information, visit: http://www.enritsch.com.
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