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"I came very close".

Several speakers shared their stories of mental illness and their coping experiences at the rally.

Speaking at the first Youth Mental Health Workshop at the Government Campus Plaza Auditorium on Richmond Street, Port of Spain, Thursday, Richards said the increasing popularity of social media technology has placed young people at risk of developing mental illness from harmful trends such as cyber-bullying and body shaming.

"The issue of mental health should no longer be seen as a taboo subject".

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Northern Illinois offers free classes and support groups for individuals, family members and loved ones struggling with mental illnesses.

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Despite this alarming scenario, mental health continues to be a taboo topic with huge stigma attached to it.

"It's these people who need to be at the heart of what we do, and I welcome this opportunity to work closely with them, as well as experts, to oversee a cross-government suicide-prevention plan, making sure their views are always heard", she said.

India is standing on the threshold of a mental health epidemic with a greater number of people affected by mental health issues in the country than the entire population of Japan.

Matt Hancock, the health secretary, acknowledged Wednesday that mental health services had been short of resources as he began a new initiative to put mental health on an equal footing with physical health.

Restore and the Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership have got some handy tips to help everyone feel confident around mental illness. "By saying "a person is living with mental ill health" rather than describing them as "mental", a nnutter", "lunatic", or "schizo', we can end stigma and drive people towards life-changing help", said Ms Dewhurst.

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