Large Disparity Between Wealthy, Poor Nations’ Access To Mental Health Care, WHO Report Shows
The Guardian: Mental health care 50 times more accessible in wealthy countries
“Nearly one in every 10 people has a mental health disorder, but just one percent of the global health workforce are working as psychiatrists, occupational therapists, or social workers, the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed in a report that highlights deepening inequality in access to mental health treatment…” (Anderson/Galatsidas, 7/20).
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