"Anyone who cares about poverty, education, social cohesion or economic progress should work to improve mental health, putting the vast knowledge we have on promotion, prevention and care into action", he added. Living with a mental health problem can make it hard to relax and switch off. Lack of sleep is another common side-effect. "Government investment and development assistance for mental health remain pitifully small", says the report.
Data from the 2014 Mission Australia's Youth Survey showed that around 21.2% of young people (15-19 years old) met the criteria for a probably serious mental illness.
Mental Health has always been a topic of low discussion. Deaths from intentional self-harm occur among males at a rate more than three times greater than that for females.
Seape also pointed to the role of parents and educators in building children's mental and emotional resilience - the ability to cope with everyday challenges and to overcome disappointments and failures as a normal part of life.
"The Mental Health Unit is cognizant of the importance of educating persons about mental health, and continues to promote good mental health in school settings as well as through monthly outreach sessions". "As we recognize the burden of disease here in Nevis, which reflects non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and certain cancers for example, we are also cognizant that receiving an NCD diagnosis, can very well lead to the onset of a mental disorder of depression or worsening of another mental disorder".
The statistics indicate it's an area that deserves attention, with 20% of adolescents experiencing a mental health problem in any given year and around 75% of all mental health disorders appearing by age 24.
Campbell said: "On a really bad day - and it's far from every day - I think, "I don't really want to be here".
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The psychologists said certain habits and the social stigma attached with seeking help or speaking to a mental health professional have predisposed and worsened mental health conditions in the country.
The report, launched at the first Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London, said people with mental illness still suffered "gross human rights violations" in many countries.
Guterres said poor mental health during adolescence has an impact on educational achievement and increases the risk of alcohol and substance use and violent behaviour. This year, the theme of World Mental Health Day is "Young people and mental health in a changing world" - a vital concern given that approximately 1 in 5 adolescents experience mental and behavioural problems in any given year.
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"I am delighted we are appointing Jackie Doyle-Price as our dedicated Minister for Suicide Prevention, and I know she will make a real difference".
In fact, there has been a rise in the time children have to wait before they are given treatment.
"Problems appear too big, too hard or embarrassing to overcome, and suicide may look like the only option", she said.