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Mental health issues are becoming more prevalent in society. They are common not only in the United Kingdom but all across the world.
- Mental health issues are one of the leading causes of disease burden in the world.
- Mental health and behavioural issues (such as depression, anxiety, and drug use) are said to be the leading causes of disability worldwide, accounting for more than 40 million years of impairment among people aged 20 to 29.
- Major depression is estimated to be the world’s second greatest cause of disability, and it plays a significant role in suicide and ischemic heart disease.
- One in every six adults had a common mental health condition in the previous week, according to estimates.