Today is World Mental Health Day on 10th Oct is annually observed in this date. We are here to trying to spread some awareness towards mental health and we striving for how we can identify the serious mental condition people around them and giving some extra help without knowing them.
Why We are Observing Every Year: World Mental Health Day
In 1992, A initiative of World Federation for Mental Health that every 10th October is a day of global mental health education and strong step against communal disgrace. The purpose of celebrating this day is to raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and the interesting part is that more the 150 countries are the member of the organization to make mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.
A Disease? Seriously
Most of the people and majorly in India, many people think that that mental illness is basically a disease that will never be cure. This is the huge disgrace of the society we are live in. The mental illness that a state of mind where a person are lose interest towards the everything around him. Even family members, friends and own social existent.
Many psychiatrist doctor all over the world has same statement for the cure of the mental health. one of the doctor said its not curable but we are sure to minimize the symptoms and its effectiveness which help people to live their normal life as live before.
As we know today’s youth have more symptoms of mental illness than the older people and especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. In India mental illness are not taken serious . In the other words, lack of knowledge of their sign Or symptoms.
Types Of Mental Illness
There are over more than 300 mental illness found in the world. Here we mention some major mental health issue which are commonly facing the people in India.
Anxiety-: The Common symptoms of the anxiety disorders are Panic, Fear, and uneasiness. Anxiety disorder can also make people hard to sleep, breath and the concentration
Depression+Anxiety-: According to the website HealthLine, Depression and anxiety can occur at the same time. In fact, it’s been estimated that 45 percent of people with one mental health condition meet the criteria for two or more disorders. One study found that half of people with either Anxiety Or Depression have the other condition
Bipolar Disorder-: is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood.
Seasonal Affective Disorder-:A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year.
Let discuss about the most common disorder seen in India that is depression. Its very wide mental state where it can kill the person itself, or can murder the one.
Many people have mental health concerns from time to time. But a mental health concern becomes a mental illness when ongoing signs and symptoms cause frequent stress and affect your ability to function.
Sign Or Symptoms Of Depression
- People Feels sad or down
- A person is always Confuse in thinking or he/she can reduced ability to concentrate
- They always Withdraw himself /herself from friends and activities
- A person mostly feel tiredness, low energy or problems in sleeping
- Detached himself/herself from reality (delusions), paranoia or hallucinations
- Loss an ability to cope with daily problems or stress
- Getting trouble in understanding and relating to situations and to people
- Worst point a person think to Suicide.
Let talk about last point the most dangerous thing which happens in depressed person.
Suicide thoughts and behavior are common with some mental illnesses.
If anyone found these symptoms with any person, please do the necessary action with immediate effect, so that they should minimize the illness within a right time. Here are the suggestion for the you all.
- Seek help from primary care provider if any
- Reach out to a close friend or loved one.
- Contact to spiritual leader or someone else in your faith community
- Most importantly Suicidal thinking doesn’t get better on its own — so get help as soon as possible.
The Theme Of World Mental Health Day 2020
Every year World Federation for Mental Health selecting a theme to promote awareness on Mental illness. The theme of 2020 is “Increase Investment In Mental Health“. For more details Visit The lancet
On the day of World Mental Health Day On 10th Oct, I want to tell my readers that Mental illness is common . About 1 in 5 adults has a mental illness in any given year. Mental illness can begin at any age, from childhood through later adult years, but most cases begin earlier in life.
The effects of mental illness can be temporary or long lasting
At end i only want to sum up while saying that don’t take mental illness causally if anyone suffering from and you feel the person around you is depressed, share your love and care to him/her, because may be he /she need it.
The best medicine for depression is love and caring .
Talk to that person try to understand him/her. And listen more rather given suggestions to him/her,Because every life matter.