mental health It has gained significant relevance from what we are experiencing in 2020 and what we are experiencing to date. actually going to be psychotic or psychoticThe clinical ones, in particular, are designed with great care, and are more and more accessible to behaviors that may be troubling us in our day to day.
There is talk of regulation of the profession and even deficiency complaintespecially in the public sector. In these last two points, regulation and complaints about the lack, it is important to know that mental health is at its peak, and that in Spain it is becoming increasingly relevant.
We also see it in terms of numbers record number of suicides With 4,003 deaths per year in Spain, various experts in suicide prevention, psychiatry and psychology have recalled that the mental health framework is small and identifying cause-effect between it and suicides is leading us to be deceived. . probably making the situation worse. and it has, directly, to do with the intake of anxiolytics, although reduce alcohol (little).
Wine consumption drops slightly in Spain, but worrying rise for mental health
Thus, what is seen is that Spain is World’s first country in consumption of worrying drugs Why has one of them become the most coveted drug? It’s only a prescription away, it costs two euros and Spanish pharmacies have warned of shortages.
In 2021, the latest data recorded, in Spain they consumed 110 Daily Dose of benzodiazepines per 1,000 residents.
This means that an average of 110 people for every 1,000 take an anxiolytic per day, or the equivalent; 11% of Spanish population consumes daily These drugs are used to treat mental health, anxiety disorders, or insomnia.
The data confirms the progressive increase in the use of these drugs that was already recorded by statistics from the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (Aemps) of the Ministry of Health, which show that in 2020 there was a consumption of 91.07 daily doses. anxiolytics, hypnotics and sedatives per 1,000 inhabitants, which represents one 4.5% increase About 10% compared to the previous year and a decade ago.
More than a third of Spaniards have mental health problems
And it is that, according to data provided by the Ministry of Health, more than one third Spaniards have mental health problems. Most often, the so-called common mental disorders are those of anxiety, depression, or somatization, although they are less likely to cause or cause less distress.
This is where the records tell us that these are all psychoactive substances that are primarily consumed by adults. from the age of 35Especially women, whose age of onset doesn’t start until their thirties.
In relation to this mental health, and as one of the key points, we also see that the intake of Liquor anxiety continues (it is still the most commonly consumed psychoactive substance), but it is no longer what it was a few years ago, and what Even now it’s gone down: From the current annual 76.4% to 77.2% in 2020.
On the other hand, only 16.7% of those surveyed say they drank alcohol in the past year, a decrease of 2.7% from 2020, although addiction is highest among young people aged 15 to 34. Occurs in adults.
it is also true that tobacco use has decreasedRegardless—at least—he currently maintains this habit on the 33rd daily—the consumption of hypnotic drugs, with or without a prescription, has only increased.
Given this situation, good mental health seems to be something fundamental to our society. Although pandemic health emergency And this later financial problems The problem has been traced to a lack of resources and public health experts to address primary care, which is the first level of health care.