World Mental Health Day 2015: Call to end stigma and discrimination
By Staff Reporter
Thousands of people with mental health conditions around the world are deprived of dignity and their basic human rights, including freedom from violence and abuse, inclusion in the community and in policy-making and freedom from discrimination.
On this year's World Mental Health Day, marked annually on 10 October, the theme is "dignity in mental health" – to raise awareness of what can be done to ensure people with mental health conditions can live free of stigma.
In recognition of the day, here are the key facts about mental health: