Mental Health: Why still a challenge

Stigma, discrimination and neglect are barriers towards seeking help for mental health concerns.It’s not surprising to know that many people with mental health issues don’t seek treatment for their concerns. According to WHO, nearly two-thirds of people with a known mental disorder never seek help from a mental health professional. Ever pondered, what keeps people away from seeking help for mental health issues? Some of the reasons that prevent people from obtaining mental health services:-

  • Fear and shame: People know there is stigma in the society for having a mental illness and this