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U.N. Secretary General, WHO Call For Protection Of Mentally Ill On World Mental Health Day

U.N. News Centre: Everyone is entitled to a life of dignity, Ban says on World Mental Health Day
“Everyone has the right to respect and dignity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has declared in his message on World Mental Health Day, highlighting that people who have mental health and psychosocial disabilities deserve to live with the dignity that is integral to a healthy and fulfilling life…” (10/10).

VOA News: Mentally Ill Victims of Stigma, Discrimination, Abuse
“To mark World Mental Health Day Saturday, the World Health Organization urges governments to protect the human rights and dignity of people with mental health disorders who suffer from stigma, discrimination, and wide-ranging abuse…” (Schlein, 10/10).

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