A mental illness refer to the mental conditions which affect a person’s behavior and thinking. It can takes many forms: the more common ones are known as depression and anxiety.
1 in 7 people worldwide suffer from mental disorders.
Perhaps the most common mental illness is depression. Depression involves prolonged periods of intense sadness and hopelessness. And according to World Health Organization, over 300 million people of all ages, worldwide, suffer from it. At it’s worst, depression can lead to suicide.
We all need to realize the importance of mental health, and the impact it has on our lives.