2020 has felt like one of those long-winded, unrealistic movies you watch on a whim with your friends, which you give up on halfway through when keeping up with the plot starts to give you a headache (P.S. The movie probably stars Dwayne Johnson). Unfortunately, unlike those movies, there was no magical off-button that could end this year. Finally, we are approaching the end-credits, and are awaiting 2020’s swansong.
Although depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders have been around since the beginning of humanity itself, they have only recently been recognised by health professionals and people around the world as clinical issues. This created a generational gap in both understanding and compassion towards those affected.