Latest Global Mental Health Stories

2009-10-06 09:55:13

Over 90% of people with mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders in low and middle income countries go untreated, an inequity known as the mental health "treatment gap."

2009-02-07 08:45:22

An international observatory led by the University of Melbourne, Australia, will help eradicate human rights abuses against people suffering mental illness in developing countries.

2008-09-06 03:00:05

By Hamid, Hamada Abanilla, Karen; Bauta, Besa; Huang, Keng-Yen We appreciate the letter by Saxena et al.1 as well as the extensive contribution they have made to global mental health.

2008-09-03 03:00:06

By Saxena, Shekhar Lora, Antonio; van Ommeren, Mark; Barrett, Thomas; Morris, Jodi; Saraceno, Benedetto We read with interest the recent paper by Hamid et al.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.