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Vikram Patel states that suicide is the leading cause of death for young people worldwide, in both the poorest and wealthiest countries. Does this statistic surprise you? Why or why not?No, because young people never look at the big impact of something like this they just look at the small impact and they kill themselves and don't think anything of it. According to Vikram Patel, approximately 500 million people are suffering from and struggling with mental illness around the world though the majority of them are not receiving proper care. What does Patel attribute to this lack of proper mental health care?He attributes it to the stories of hidden suffering shame and discrimination in nearly every sector of people’s lives suffering of mental illness. What might the short-term and long-term effects be for people suffering from mental illness without proper care? What might the short-term and long-term effects be on the families and friends of people struggling with untreated

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