Today marks World Mental Health Day and everyone is coming together in showing support for those’s who suffer from mental illness.
Mental health problems vary in terms of severity from person to person. Depression, anxiety and substance abuse are just some mental health problems that affect people.
Treatment for mental illness is available but suffers sometimes turn to substance abuse or suicide, rather than medical assistance.
Social media has been filled with posts in support of World Mental Health Day.
Check out some posts below:
— WHO (@WHO) October 10, 2017
— Jacqui Steadman (@Jaxipop) October 10, 2017
Mental health is just as important as physical health. Feed your soul. Let people in. You’re not alone, ever. #WorldMentalHealthDay
— Josh Franceschi (@joshmeatsix) October 10, 2017
Suicide claims more lives than all the murders, shootings, and hurricanes combined. #WorldMentalHealthDay
— Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) October 10, 2017
— Jack Skellington (@J4CKMULL) October 10, 2017
So.. it’s #WorldMentalHealthDay today. As someone who had a breakdown and was sectioned in my 20’s I’m here to tell you that there’s no shame in talking about it if your struggling. I haven’t done too bad since! Go easy on yourself today, and get some help if you can. X pic.twitter.com/dhLOBN9FQV
— David Harewood (@DavidHarewood) October 10, 2017
— Kem (@KemCetinay) October 10, 2017