The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day, on Oct 10, is increased investment in mental health. Why invest, and why now?
The answer is simple. At the best of times, good mental health is needed for a society to thrive. During a pandemic, good mental health is more important than ever. Without a focus on mental health, any response to COVID-19 will be deficient, reducing individual and societal resilience, and impeding social, economic, and cultural recovery.
Read more in the Lancet: here