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Call to Action on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)

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How UN Missions can help deliver the Call to Action on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)

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Countdown 2030

Countdown Global Mental Health 2030 is the first independent monitoring platform that draws upon a range of factors and indicators to measure the current state of global mental health.

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GLOBAL AND NATIONAL ACTION IS NEEDED TO PROTECT THE MENTAL HEALTH OF YOUNG PEOPLE

Even before 2020 the mental health of young people was a huge concern. Deaths by suicide are often highest among young people - according to UNICEF, 1 young person aged 10-19 dies by suicide every 11 minutes.

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Launch: child and caregiver mental health – using data to make progress

Child and caregiver mental health has long been neglected. While evidence shows the importance of investing in child and caregiver mental health, policies and practice continue to lag behind and data to guide decision making remains scarce. 

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Mind our rights now! The 2021 Global Mental Health Summit

Next week the Global Mental Health Summit will take place in Paris, hosted by the French Government. Following on from the summits in London in 2018 and Amsterdam in 2019, this third summit will be a milestone moment in mobilising the global community to accelerate progress on rights in mental health, and promote quality care systems. 

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Lancet commission on global mental health launches

This World Mental Health Day, the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development launched at the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London. The Commission’s landmark report sets out how good mental health can be achieved across the world, based on the latest ideas and innovations.

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Countdown Global Mental Health announced

Aligning with the World Health Organization’s prioritisation of universal health coverage, the Countdown will also champion accessible and high-quality mental health treatment as core to achieving health for all. Specifically, the Countdown will go beyond crude measures like the suicide rate, which is the only mental health specific indicator included in the Sustainable Development Goals.

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The Lancet Commission on global mental health: 1 year on

It’s been one year since the worldwide launch of the Lancet Commission at the first-ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit. Below is a summary of the Commission’s activities and achievements from the past 12 months.

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