Active support is needed for people with common mental disorders
Most of the times, problems related to mental health are ignored and not thought as important in India and in many countries all over the world.
Mental health issues largely ignored in India
As per a study, 11% of the people suffer from common mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders.
The National Mental Healthcare Act 2017 empowers patients having mental health issues. It gives importance to the government's role in providing mental healthcare services.
All of us vulnerable to mental disorders
Also, technology and movies are helping to spread awareness that mental health problems can affect anyone and must be managed without feeling ashamed or less confident.
Using a balanced approach to both physical and mental health is equally important to lead a active life.