Vatican City Pope Francis today called on people with mental illness to “not be left alone” and reminded them of those who have committed suicide. On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, which is celebrated this Sunday.
“I want to remember brothers and sisters who are mentally ill and suicidal, often young.” The pope said this from the window of the Apostolic Palace after the prayer of Angeles on Sunday.
Thus, he asked the faithful to pray for them. And his family.
“So that they are not left alone or discriminated against, Rather, he welcomed and supported it, “he stressed.
This problem has also been solved by the President of the Republic of Italy Sergio Materella. He also stressed that the curse has been exacerbated by epidemics and imprisonment.
“It is important to always pay close attention to all the factors that can determine the unequal treatment of people with mental disorders. And so it is important to promote quality mental health services at all levels, “the Italian head of state said in a statement.