- Post by:- Gurgaon Multispeciality Clinic
- 15 Nov, 2020
Mental Health Awareness and it's Importance.
Mental health problems are very serious problem yet recognition and awareness about the importance of mental health is still limited. Mental health issues are the fundamental components of health. From study it is noted that 19% of the adult population are affected by the mental illness, whereas among teenagers the percentage is 46% and in children about 13% each year are affected from mental illness.
Proper treatment is needed or else the problem can become worse and affect the life of the people badly. Due to the obsolete mind set of the people, many people think that mental health issue are no such big problem and declare the person as mental. Due to such kind of stigma attached to mental health, half of the affected people get proper treatments. Psychiatrist in Gurgaon provides best treatment for the problem of mental health.
Let us know in brief what is Mental illness ?
Physical illness that occurs in brain which leads to disturbances and problem in thinking, decision making, understanding, emotional breakdown, lack of energy that make it difficult for the person to cope up with the daily activities of life. Doctors and Psychiatrists are doing various research to find and unravel the most accurate cause of such diseases. This can include various diseases like genetically issues, brain structure, trauma attacks, brain chemistry, heart disease or other medical condition. Among these the two most common mental health conditions are Anxiety Disorders and Mood Disorders.
Studies depicts that, stigma against the mental illness is still powerful, despite of the changes seen is improved perception of the people about mental illness over past decades.
Why Mental Awareness is important ?
Mental Awareness is important to educate the lower class people or poor people about the mental illness. The main objective is to make them understand about the consequences of mental disorders and their treatments. If they understand the main concern regarding mental health, then only the stigma about mental health can be reduced.
Major barriers that causes hindrance in seeking help and promoting better mental health is stigma and lack of understanding about the mental disorders. Strategic communications and social mobilization can be a primary and crucial step that can help in strengthening the mental health programmes.
Psychiatrist in Gurgaon often organizes campaign, mainly for poor and needy people to make them understand about the mental illness and their effective treatments. They explain what treatments will be necessary and beneficial for them to overcome the problem of mental disorders.
Awareness and promotion of mental health involves various actions and activities that help in improving the psychological well-being of a person. To promote mental health there are various ways like support to children, socio economic empowerment of women, support to elderly people, programmes and campaigns conducted at rural areas, housing policies, violence prevention programmes, anti discrimination laws and practices, etc.
Mental Health Awareness should be done at each and every sector and among each and every class of people to make them understand the importance of mental health. The better understanding can only help to alleviate the stigma from the society.
Mental health problems are very serious problem yet recognition and awareness about the importance of mental health is still limited. Mental health issues are the fundamental components of health.