Mental health refers to a broad array of activities directly or indirectly related to the mental well-being component included in the WHO's definition of health: "A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease". It is related to the promotion of well-being, the prevention of mental disorders, and the treatment and rehabilitation of people affected by mental disorders.
WHO programmes and activities
Technical informationWHO MindBank: online platform
- Mental Health Atlas
- mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG)
- Preventing suicide: A global imperative
- Mental health action plan 2013-2020