- It is estimated that mental disorders account for 4% of the total disease burden.
- It is known that globally 264 million people are affected by a mental illness like depression.
More women than men.
-It doesn’t help that our country, Pakistan is dismally resourced to address mental health challenges.
Less than 1pc of the health budget is allocated to mental health, and there are only a handful
of qualified practitioners: between 450 and 600 psychiatrists and around 1,000 clinical psychologists
to care for 216 million.
It is important that we as responsible individuals help those around us.
Some people are suffering silently and its important to keep a check on
the mental health of others around.
It is significant to educate yourself about mental health.
Use your resources like social media to promote mental health