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Tuesday's opening session was attended by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who previously launched the Heads Together mental health campaign with Prince Harry. The objective of the week is to replace the stigma of mental illness with hope and support, and to advocate for care for those who need it.

Peng had worked as a Chinese teacher for more than 10 years before devoting herself to mental health advocate and educator, providing information to reduce prejudice against mental health and reduce stigma among caregivers.

As the new term begins and children are heading off to school or university, it's vital that you recognise the warning signs of mental disorders. Psychosocial support can be provided in schools and other community settings and, of course, training for health workers to enable them to detect and manage mental health disorders can be put in place, improved or expanded. The piece tackles the issues surrounding mental healthcare, or lack thereof, and asks that we all work to de-stigmatize illnesses that plague so many. "Human rights violations and abuses persist in many countries, with large numbers of people locked away in mental institutions or prisons, or living on the streets, often without legal protection", it says.

Globally, "depression is one of the leading causes of illness and disability among adolescents" with suicide being the third leading cause of death in 15 to 19-year-olds, noted the WHO. It impacts you physically and mentally we need to watch out for. The commission estimates that 13.5 million deaths every year could be averted if the underlying mental ill-health problems were addressed.

"Sadly, mental illness is taboo in many Chinese families and they feel ashamed to even talk about it", she said.

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"The course is proving exceptionally popular to date which we hope is indicative of the recognition that this very important and very prevalent issue is now receiving". Main triggers include relationship problems, family issues, abuse, loss or grief and trauma, while other contributing factors include exam stress, substance abuse, bullying, learning difficulties, financial issues and chronic illness.

Sue Abderholden, is the executive director with the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Minnesota. In fact, India has the highest suicide rate among young people in the world.

And 2012 gold medallist Grainger believes that creating a positive mental health environment will have major benefits for the GB squad and coaching staff.

World Mental Health Day should give Indians pause for thought to consider what is a veritable public health crisis that - thanks to stigma - is brewing in silence.

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