Anxiety has a massive psychological impact and mental health issues have become a frequently discussed topic in sports. Depression is a mental illness that is impacting an increasing number of athletes. This is related to a variety of clinical issues. Players with mental health issues experience depression and long-term sadness, both of which can have a negative impact on their performance. The main theme of World Mental Health Day 2021 as well as the impact of depression in sports are discussed in this article.
What is World Mental Health Day's Purpose?
World Mental Health Day is commemorated every year on October 10 with the purpose of raising awareness and disseminating knowledge about anxiety and depression throughout the world.
This day should be taken as an opportunity to raise awareness about mental health and educate people all around the world, particularly those who are depressed.
Depression is a prevalent mental health ailment, and those who suffer from it are at risk of dying young. Mental health should be a concern for everyone, especially in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
World Mental Health Day was first celebrated in the year 1992, by the World Federation for Mental Health. The goal of the day was to encourage mental health advocacy and educate the public on pertinent problems. Given the campaign's popularity, a subject for the day was chosen for the first time in 1994. This year's (World Mental Health Day 2021) theme is "Mental health care for all: let's make it a reality,"