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Here are some statistics that give you an idea of just how prevalent mental health conditions are among the Australian population.

This year's event is on the theme: "Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World".

Significance: Why Is the World Mental Health Day Celebrated? "People do think about mental health issues, do talk about mental health issues more than when I started", said Interior Health's Medical Director for Mental Health and Substance Use Dr. Paul Dagg.

According to World Health Organization, half all the mental illnesses begins by age 14 and often goes undetected and untreated.

Dr Pinaman Appau, the Executive Secretary of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital, said although the Mental Health fraternity in Ghana had worked hard to create awareness, increase advocacy and educate the public, it failed to prioritise mental health or investment in young people.

"Many leading employers have found that making a strategic commitment to the mental wellbeing of their workforce not only benefits their staff but also their bottom-line, improving productivity and staff retention".

She continues, "We teach teens how to recognize signs and symptoms of mental illness and how get help. and how we need to reduce stigma of mental illness".

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She was recently given the "Local Hero" award by California Senator Bob Wieckowski for her "selfless and active" community leadership.

Underlining the treatment gap and the heavy economic toll exacted by mental illness, the report says the disorder will cost the global economy $16 trillion by 2030.

One in five adults experiences mental illness in any given year, and 17% of high school students report seriously considering suicide.

Mr Stevens said: "As evidence in this country emerges - and the Chief Medical Officer is now looking at what we know and the impact of social media - we need to consider the links between health and technology for better, in many cases, but also for worse".

The Prime Minister has appointed what is thought to be the world's first Minister for Suicide Prevention in a bid to cut the number of people taking their own lives. New Laws on Mental Health in India: Everything You Want to Know About It! Thirdly young people's wellbeing is dependent on their support networks so these should be considered in mental health treatment research.

Separately, research by Deloitte suggests that up to five million people in the United Kingdom could have a mental health condition. Too many people with mental health problems are made to feel isolated, ashamed and worthless, but with the right support, those of us with mental health problems can recover and have equal opportunities in all areas of life.

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