Mental healthcare 50 times more accessible in wealthy countries

Submitted by monitor on Tue, 07/21/2015 - 07:39

EurActiv (21.07.2015) Nearly one in every 10 people has a mental health disorder, but just 1% of the global health workforce are working as psychiatrists, occupational therapists or social workers, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed in a report that highlights deepening inequality in access to mental health treatment.