Updated 10 Oct, 2017

The prevalence of mental illness is high in Pakistan, with the Pakistan Psychiatric Society reporting that one in every 10 Pakistanis suffers from major mental illness.

This makes it likely that a person in your inner circle — a family member, a friend, a colleague — is struggling with mental health challenges.

Also read: 9 points to remember if you're seeking therapy for mental health challenges

It's important to know what role you can play in setting them off on a journey to wellness.

On this World Mental Health Day, take our quiz to find out if you're equipped to help your loved ones through mental illness.

This article is part of a series that seeks to raise awareness on World Mental Health Day