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3) Recently mental health conditions among youngsters have been on rise; in such a scenario discuss the need for multiple interventions to prevent mental health disorders among adolescents.(250 words)

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3) Recently mental health conditions among youngsters have been on rise; in such a scenario discuss the need for multiple interventions to prevent mental health disorders among adolescents.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The question is in the background of world mental health day that was celebrated recently across the world. The question seeks to examine the significance of multiple interventions in mental health disorders and their need.

Key demand of the question:

One has to bring out the necessity of mental health interventions especially amongst the adolescents. 

Directive:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

At first explain how by making mental health services and resources readily available, we are investing in the future well-being of our society.

Body:

Explain first what is meant by mental health, why it is often a taboo to get medical help in this scenario.

Explain the irreversible damages that the mental health diseases can lead to especially among adolescents.

Quote data suggesting that the issue of such disorders is alarming.

Take hints from the article and explain that Half of all mental health disorders in adulthood start by 14 years of age, with many cases being undetected. Those who suffer from depression and anxiety in adulthood may often begin experiencing this from childhood and it may peak during adolescence and their early 20s.

Discuss the efforts made by the Government of India.

Conclusion:

Conclude with vitality of such medical interventions for the betterment of our societies and their futures.

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