World Health Day: April 17, 2017

Posted by TMS Solutions Staff on Apr 11, 2017 9:22:29 AM

 

April 17th is World Health Day --  This year the World Health Organization is highlighting Depression -- with the goal of inviting and encouraging people into better health.

 

According to the World Heath Organization:

  • Depression is a common mental disorder.
  • Globally, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression.
  • Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease.
  • More women are affected by depression than men.
  • At its worst, depression can lead to suicide.
  • There are effective treatments for depression.
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Topics: Depression, WHO Day