Making Mental Health Count: The Social and Economic Costs of Neglecting Mental Health Care

by Emily Hewlett and Valerie Moran
OECD Publishing, 08 July 2014

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Despite the vast burden that mental ill-health imposes on people and on economies, many countries continue to neglect mental health care, and the unmet need for treatment remains high. Making mental health a policy priority would enhance people’s lives, and have significant social and economic benefits. This report assesses the costs of mental ill-health, and provides recommendations on how governments can improve care for some of society’s most vulnerable people.

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