1) 70% of mental health cases can be found in low income countries
2) 34% of people surveyed in Nigeria think that mental health is caused by drug problems
3) 12% of people surveyed in Nigeria think it is due to witchcraft
It is important to try and prevent stress from the smaller things in life; such as traffic or losing your keys etc. Below are a few ways of preventing these stresses and will hopefully prevent the small stresses from becoming a much larger.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has recently introduced a proposal to increase the number of posts by 21,000, investing a total of £1.3bn. According to him this new funding will be able to help the struggling NHS cope with the influx of patients. Whether or not any of these new posts will be in the Mental Health sector is unclear.