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SDGs Must Include More Specific Mental Health Targets

WhyDev: Where is mental health in the SDGs?
Minto Felix, the mental health programs coordinator at Monash University and a mental health campaigner at Australians for Mental Health, writes, “The entire way in which the global community engages with mental health requires reform.” He proposes several mental health targets he says should be included in the Sustainable Development Goals, which he writes “make one reference to mental health, which calls on the global community to ‘promote mental health and wellbeing.’ This simply does not go far enough…” (9/10).

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