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Culture

How should we talk about mental health?How should we talk about mental health?

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

Mental health suffers from a major image problem. One in every four people experiences mental health issues — yet more than 40 percent of countries worldwide have no mental health policy. Across the board it seems like we have no idea how to talk about it respectfully and responsibly. Stigma and discrimination are the two […]

Global Issues

Some stats on the devastating impact of mental illness worldwide, followed by some reasons for hope

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Getting treatment for a mental illness when you live in the developing world is hardly as easy as making an appointment with a therapist or psychiatrist. Mental illness is often not treated with the same sense of urgency as physical illness, and resources to provide care are simply not available in many areas. In this […]