As the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting begins this week, we’d like to share two briefings covering the mental health focus of the gathering in Davos this year.

How to join global action on mental health

This Briefing Note explains why it’s #TimeToAct on mental health worldwide, recommends what each of us can do and details milestones to capitalise on.

Prepared with inputs from City Mental Health Alliance, Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development, Mental Health Innovation Network, Movement for Global Mental Health, World Economic Forum, World Health Organization, United for Global Mental Health and the Wellcome Trust.

Download it here.

Mental health for global prosperity

This Policy brief from the Mental Health Innovation Network explains the health and economic costs of mental illness.

It also outlines recommendations for governments, employers and funders to take forward.

Download it here.

Photo credit: World Economic Forum