The focus of this year’s World Mental Health Day, on 10 October, was suicide prevention. WHO used the opportunity of World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September to launch, together with partners, a campaign asking people to prepare to take 40 seconds of action on World Mental Health Day and published a number of materials.
What do we really mean when we say "global mental health"? What are the implicit assumptions in what geographic regions and mental health conditions get included and which do not? This systematic review of global mental health and its implicit priorities discusses these findings.
WHO’s Global status report on alcohol and health 2018 presents a comprehensive picture of alcohol consumption and the disease burden attributable to alcohol worldwide by WHO regions and World Bank income groups.
Detection and diagnosis
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
The Mental Health Innovation Network is jointly headquartered at:
The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse