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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day, is supported by the United Nations, and is annually held on October 10 to raise public awareness about mental health issues around the world. Mental disorders affect almost 12 percent of the world’s population, about one out of every four people or 450 million, will experience a mental disorder that would benefit from treatment. – Photos by AFP


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CrochetConcupiscence (@CrochetBlogger)
Oct 10, 2012 09:43pm
World Mental Health Day is an important day for raising awareness of these issues. So glad to see this article. I have written a book called Crochet Saved My Life, which is about how crafting and self-expression can help us in our healing process. I really wanted tohonor World Mental Health Day so the book is 30% off through the end of this weekend.
farkhunda
Oct 10, 2012 10:03am
there are scarcity of food which is good for mentally ill people or medicines are too expensive which is not within reach of poor people.