Mental health crisis may cost world $22 trillion by 2030

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"She also talked about battling depression in a video posted on YouTube by the Live Love Laugh Foundation (LLLF), in which she said, 'Waking up was tough because I didn't want to face the day". Disturbed sleep, more emotional or change in the appetite, are some of the common signs that we most of the times overlook.

Present estimates show people with mental illnesses account for almost 6.5% of India's population and is projected to increase to 20% by2020.

While there has been some progress, the authors urge governments to do more, writing that "mental health now receives less than 1 per cent of global aid".

Mental health disorders are on the rise with 80% of people with any form of mental or substance use disorder in India and China not seeking treatment, a new report on mental health released by Lancet Commission says.

For World Mental Health Day, musician and activist Lady Gaga helped to pen a powerful essay in The Guardian on the "emergency" of mental health crises and suicide around the world right now.

"For over a decade, we have had doctors who are consultants in sport and exercise medicine looking after our elite athletes", he added.

Theresa May has appointed the world's first Minister for Suicide Prevention in a bid to cut the number of people taking their own lives.

The World Federation for Mental Health notes that suicide and substance abuse numbers have been steadily rising, LGBTQ+ youth are battling loneliness and isolation, and young people still aren't getting the support and education they need to deal with mental illness.

"It's these people who need to be at the heart of what we do and I welcome this opportunity to work closely with them, as well as experts, to oversee a cross-government suicide prevention plan, making sure their views are always heard".

Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging adults in the Midlands to look after their mental health as they do their physical health, through its new Every Mind Matters campaign.

Hancock added: "Every suicide is a preventable death and we are determined to do everything we can to tackle the tragedy of suicide".

"Samaritans' 20,000 volunteers are available at any time for anyone who is struggling to cope".

Mr Clegg, then deputy prime minister, declared at the Lib Dem spring conference that the services would get £250 million extra for five years.

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