Ensuring mental well-being of children

THE National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS) 2023 has found that one in six children aged between five and 15 suffer from mental health problems.

Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that about one in seven (14%) of 10- to 19-year-olds experience mental health conditions, with the majority of them not getting proper diagnosis and treatment.It is important to stress that associating people with mental disorders to crime or violent behaviour is a myth and a fallacy.

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