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Speaking at a Downing Street reception marking World Mental Health Day, May said: "When I first became prime minister, I stood on the steps of Downing Street and pledged to fight the burning injustices in our society".

To create awareness about mental health issues, particularly among the adolescent, on the World Mental Health Day, an awareness rally was held here on Wednesday.

More importantly, no statistic can ever begin to capture the devastating and isolating impact on those people affected by mental health issues, and on their families and friends.

Yes there are people who have severe mental illnesses, I for one suffer with Borderline Personality Disorder and Generalised Anxiety.

Every year the world observes World Mental Health Day to draw attention to the importance of mental health.

Suicide is the second leading cause of death globally for young peope aged between 15 and 19, according to the report, which also suggested there is little difference reported in mental health services and support between countries of low and middle average incomes and those of high incomes. "Our re-developed site is a place to learn about mental health and how to support yourself and others, and to find resources and support services near you", he noted.

Speaking on World Mental Health Day, Commission joint lead editor Professor Vikram Patel, from Harvard Medical School in the U.S., said: "Mental health is the foundation of human capability that makes each life worthwhile and meaningful".

Yesterday's 2019 budget allocated an additional €84 million for mental health services in Ireland.

They called for great funding to treat mental health, noting that just 1% of global aid goes to dealing with issues related to the condition.

Headteacher of Monmouth School Boys' Prep, Mr Neil Shaw, said: "I am exceptionally proud of Seb for raising awareness of mental health and the Young Minds charity". Being educated about the matter is not only empowering, but it can also bring about empathy for others, help lessen the falsities associated with mental illness and help those suffering from any mental challenges seek the help they need.

The article explained that around the world, mental health conditions cost roughly US$2.5 trillion per year, "a figure that is expected to balloon to $6tn by 2030 unless we take action".

Moeti said that although countries in the region were making progress in addressing the problems of mental health, much more could be done to build mental resilience from an early age.

'The mental health support that's available via group risk protection products is, quite simply, fantastic.

UK Sport's strategy will be led by a new head of medical health - an appointment is imminent - and they will be guided by a new mental health expert panel, which is expected to feature four psychiatrists and psychologists, all with experience of high-performance sport.

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