SPATIAL VARIATION IN MENTAL ILLNESS IN UTTAR PRADESH
Mental health is an integral and essential component of health. Mental illness is one of the biggest problems which causing a major contribution in death and disease burden in different forms and it also increasing the suicidal death risk among youth. Mental illness is seen to vary across time, within the same population at the same time. Geographical variation in mental illness in UP suggests the need to formulate an inclusive plan that focuses in district with higher mental illness. Despite its enormous social burden, mental health remains a taboo, stigma, prejudice and fears. So, there is a need to educate people about the reality of and illness is more common than the people realize.