Health has been defined as a positive sense of well being - physical, mental,
social and not merely an absence of illness. Mental health thus is an integral component of total health so Mental health is
not merely an absence of mental illness. It is a balance between all aspects of life like emotional, economical, spiritual as well as physical which shows how we feel and think about our self, others and how we face life's situations
Mental health problems affect people of all
age groups. According to WHO one in four people who
get the help of General Health Services both in developed and developing countries do so for emotional and psycho-social problems.