According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five adults - that's 43.8 million - experience mental illness in any given year. Eighty per cent of people living with mental illness have a mortality-related physical health condition.
Chiara Servili, an adviser at the WHO's Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, said that schools play an important role in all this.
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Policymakers are also expected to page through a new 46-page report released today by The Lancet medical journal.
The more we talk about and normalise mental health conditions hopefully the easier it will be for people who are suffering to get help.
Anxiety and depression are the most common categories of mental illnesses.
The authors questioned why mental health issues remained on the least priority.
Research by Vets4Pets has revealed that almost a third (30%) of pet owners in the United Kingdom got their pet to help improve their mental wellbeing.
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There are degrees to the magnitude and type of mental illnesses.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists said that while reasons for the rise were complex, one factor is that people are waiting too long to receive help for mental illnesses. The WHO has provided recommendations and examples of activities that can help detect and treat such disorders early. Often when we have patients and we ask how long they have been using the (illegal) substance, parents are surprised. "We can all learn how to offer support to loved ones going through a hard time. we can all be a part of a new movement - including people who have faced mental illness themselves - to call on governments and industry to put mental health at the top of their agendas".
"Because some of the topics that the theme covers; suicide, bullying, trauma and gender identity, we made a decision to focus on high school students, because these are issues that are affecting our youth and they are being downplayed in a lot of instances because youth are not given a voice to express themselves", she said.
Dr Sands stressed the importance of mental health at every stage in life, from childhood to adulthood.
Experts say that women may be prone to some disorders (anxiety disorders) as they undergo a cyclic hormonal changes every month, but overall the prevalence is the same among both the sexes.
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India needs web-based online portals such as the District Mental Health Programme (DMHP) to reach out to its vast population.