Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report 10/11/18

Lancet Commission Launches Report
Calling For Improved Support For
Mental Health ARTICLE

Quartz: Experts say there are six ways to tackle the world’s ‘monumental’ mental health crisis “The world is failing to tackle a mental health crisis that has resulted in a ‘monumental loss of human capabilities and avoidable suffering,’ according to a new report.

The review, by a team of 28 global experts, was published in The Lancet medical journal [Tuesday], and estimates the cost of the crisis will hit $16 trillion by 2030. More than 13 million lives could be saved every year if mental illness was treated properly — or at all, the report concludes.

The research was launched at the Global Summit on Mental Health Culture Change, a high-level meeting in London…” (Timsit, 10/10).

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