18 Oct '11, 2am

Mental Illness: The World's Most Neglected Health Problem? | Care2 Causes

Mental Illness: The World's Most Neglected Health Problem? | Care2 Causes

World Mental Health Day occurred last week, on the same day as Indigenous People’s Day / Columbus Day : If you weren’t aware of this, you’re not alone. Some call World Mental Health Day the world’s most neglected health problem day . Despite public awareness campaigns, celebrities and other public figures discussing their struggles with psychiatric disorders and more societal acceptance about mental illness — and the World Health Organization (WHO ) reporting that 1 in 4 people will require some kind of mental health care during their lives – a stigma remains. It’s arguable that this stigma is even greater in countries whose populations have suffered, and are suffering, the traumas of war and life under repressive governments, as well as natural disasters like the epic flooding in Pakistan last year and the famine in Somalia. The direct and indirect costs of mental illness...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/mental-illness-the-worlds-mos...

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