Cost of Mental Health

Health will be a central focus at Davos 2014

“The global costs of poor mental health and its repercussions are estimated at $16 trillion over the next 20 years, according to the World Economic Forum. The World Health Organization has estimated that at least 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression, and that it is the leading cause of disability worldwide.”

Read the full article here

For a South African perspective read our Issue Brief here


Posted on January 22, 2014, in End Stigma, International conferences, Mental Health and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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