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have the highest risk of developing a mental disorder. According to the article Mental Health, Poverty and Development, 4 out of 5 people suffering from mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, depression, intellectual disability, alcohol use disorders, epilepsy, and those committing suicide are living in low- and middle-income countries (Funk, Drew & Knapp, 2012). Poor access to quality healthcare of mental disorders is a contributing factor to the rising number of mortality rate for those with a low socioeconomic status. Between 75 and 85% of people with severe mental disorders are unable to access the treatment and care they need for their mental health problem (Funk et al, 2012). I would use this information to change the way
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people view mental health and mental illness. Some people don’t have a clear distinction between mental health and mental illness. Other don’t even realize how prevalent mental disorders are and don’t know how to seek help. I would also use this information to let people know that mental health should be a concern to all of us and not just those suffering from a mental disorder.ReferencesEaton, W.W. (2012). Public Mental Health (pp 126). New York: Oxford University Press.Funk, M., Drew, N., & Knapp, M. (2012). Mental Health, Poverty and Development. Journal of Public Mental Health, 11(4), 166-185. Retrieved from -com.ezproxy.snhu.edu/docview/1220965188?accountid=3783
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