The stigma around the word "depression" varies wildly depending on where you are in the world. What can our governments and lawmakers to do make life easier for those living with depression? Are they any current laws in place to help and protect those with mental health issues like depression?
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I think the government should do more the keep educating the public about mental health issues, as social stigma is one of the biggest challenges. In expressing its continued efforts to support people with depression, the government could also invest in school counsellors to help students through difficult times at school.
This shows the history of the Mental health treatments over the years!
Although there are no specific laws that focuses just on mental depression or any types of depression, South Korea recently has enforced South Korea's medical quality managements in mental disorder clinics. The field of mental health care for which health insurance has also been established as an evaluation item. It is a measure to be taken in response to the need to strengthen management of people with mental illnesses by social issues several times. Until now, limited evaluation has been conducted on medical care. Therefore, South Korea plans to stabilize the evaluation index by considering the compensation system and the background of evaluation.