One in four Europeans hit with mental illness,depression a major cause of illness by 2020

One in four Europeans hit with mental illness,depression a major cause of illness by 2020


The European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection Committee last week adopted a report on mental health entitled “Improving the Mental Health of the Population, Towards a Strategy on Mental Health for the European Union,” that found depression a major illness. Speaking after the vote, MEP Avril Doyle said: “One in four Europeans are likely to experience mental health problems at some point in their lives, and over 27 percent of European adults are affected by mental il...


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