It's #WorldMentalHealthDay !

-Close to 1 billion people have a mental disorder
-Depression is a leading cause of illness & disability
-1 person dies every 40 seconds from suicide
-3 million people die every year due to harmful use of 🍻

#MoveForMentalHealth : Let's invest!
It's #WorldMentalHealthDay ! DYK:

-Few people around the world have access to quality #mentalhealth care

-Stigma, discrimination & human rights abuses of people with mental health conditions remain widespread

We must #MoveForMentalHealth ! Let's invest!
Poor #mentalhealth is the leading cause of disability in young people, and accounts for a large proportion of disease during adolescence.

#Suicide is the third leading cause of death in 15-19-year-olds.

Let's #MoveForMentalHealth ! Let's invest!
Poor #mentalhealth has an impact on risk-taking behaviour in young people, including:
❌self-harm
❌use of tobacco, alcohol & drugs
❌risky sexual behaviours
❌exposure to violence

We must #MoveForMentalHealth and invest in quality health care services!

#WorldMentalHealthDay
It's #WorldMentalHealthDay

DYK: Depression and anxiety alone cost the global economy US$ 1 trillion each year.

On average, countries spend less than 2% of their national health budgets on #mentalhealth .

It's time to #MoveForMentalHealth and invest!
Development assistance for #mentalhealth has never exceeded 1% of total development assistance for health.

This #WorldMentalHealthDay , let's invest and #MoveForMentalHealth !
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