These diseases affect people of all ages across the globe and know no party or political affiliation. They include:
World Health Organization: Neurological Disorders: Public Health Challenges
- Early developmental and cognitive disorders such as autism and fragile X syndrome,
- Conditions that often develop in midlife, such as depression, anxiety, and addiction, as well as neurological problems, such as paralysis and TBI.
- Diseases of aging, such as macular degeneration, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease.
World Health Organization: mental health economic impact study
World Health Organization: Global Burden of Disease