Awareness around mental health

World Mental Health Day is celebrated today with the theme of mental health at work. The objective of this day is to raise public awareness of mental health issues and to mobilize efforts.

Depression and anxiety disorders are common mental health problems that affect our ability to work and our productivity. Worldwide, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability.

More than 260 million have anxiety disorders. A large number live with both pathologies. According to a recent WHO study, it is estimated that depression and anxiety disorders cost the world economy $ 1 trillion a year in lost productivity.

 

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