Global Project Aims To Map Mental Illness Worldwide, Improve Data

The Guardian: New global ‘scorecard’ to map extent of mental illness crisis
“A global initiative to measure the extent of mental illness around the world and identify some of the most effective treatments [was] unveiled in New York on Wednesday. The Countdown Global Mental Health 2030 project is aimed at improving the sketchy data for illnesses like depression and anxiety, and establishing proper metrics so that countries can be compared with one another. A scorecard will be produced every two years, so that the best performing countries can be held up as examples to the rest…” (Rice-Oxley, 9/25).