According to a 2019 report by the WHO, one in every four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives and around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide.
Despite that, the taboo around mental health continues to stop people from opening up about it and having honest conversations about their struggles. Going for therapy or seeing a psychologist is still seen as a weakness and mental health isn't given the same importance that physical health is. In recent times, celebrities like Deepika Padukone and Shaheen Bhatt have opened up about their battle with depression.
Now, hashtag #MyMentalHealthIn3Words is trending on Twitter. We have to say, the microblogging site has a way of bringing together people. .
Netizens are actually being raw and honest about how turbulent it can get. People who suffer from mood or personality disorders like depression, anxiety, bipolar or borderline personality disorder often feel isolated and alone. Take a look at this accurate representation of what they go through:
People also shared stories of them fighting their mental illnesses and emerging stronger. They wrote about their victories and it was heartwarming.
It's a beautiful thing that people are sharing their truths on social media. Why don't you guys share your #MyMentalHealthIn3Words with us? You'll feel lighter, trust us!
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