Health and Mental health are inextricably linked. All health condition may have mental health risks and impacts. Research shows that mental health is strongly associated with the risk, occurrence, management, progression and outcome of serious chronic diseases and health conditions including diabetes, hypertension, stroke, heart disease and cancer.
These in turn can intensify symptoms of mental health disorders creating a never ending vicious cycle. Our aim in this health corner is to uncover disease burden through research, to educate individuals and organizations on key areas of mental ill health and to help transform lives.