In a press release from the WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan, the director-general said that the numbers were a "wake-up call" for every country about their mental health policies and to treat depression as it deserves, with urgency.
The WHO wants people to talk more openly about this condition, and this is timely given that it is one of the most common mental illnesses, yet often widely misunderstood.
However, such training may not be for everyone who has depression, depending on the severity of the condition.
It can target anyone and shows up in people no matter what age they are. "It makes me terribly sad to think that we are losing people in the prime of their lives", Shin said.
Depression can also lead to suicide, which is the second highest cause of death among 15-29 year olds in the region, noted WHO. This commitment is shared by all health partners in Qatar, whose efforts underpin this year's WHO World Health Day slogan: "Depression: let's talk".
"Today, let's talk about depression and have some courageous conversations".
The WHO noted that at a global level, over 300 million people are estimated to suffer from depression, equivalent to 4.4 per cent of the world's population and almost that number again suffers from a range of anxiety disorders. More than 90 countries, of all income levels, have introduced or scaled-up programmes that provide treatment for depression and other mental disorders using this Intervention Guide.
Depression is a brain disorder characterised by pervasive feeling or a state of mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.
Adverse life events, such as the loss of a loved one, unemployment and trauma arising from violence or abuse, can increase the risk of developing depression, according to WHO.
"The overall goal of the campaign is that more people with depression, everywhere in the world, both seek and get help, he went on".
"Even in high-income countries, almost 50per cent of people with depression do not get treatment".
Are you feeling low and depressed? "And you are not alone", Shin explained.
But do not panic-depression is something that can happen to anybody, it is not a sign of weakness, and more importantly: it is treatable, with talking therapies or antidepressant medication or a combination of these. Additionally, patients with these diseases are more likely to develop depression. "Till the time people consider it as a taboo, we won't be able to fight with it", says Anuja.
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