Mental health

Mental Health Atlas-2011 country profiles

Mental Health Atlas Project maps mental health resources in the world. The 2011 version represents the latest global picture of resources available for mental health. These data are needed at the country level to assess the current situation and to assist in developing plans and at the regional and global levels to develop an aggregate picture of the available mental health resources and the overall needs. The data was collected in 2011 based on the available data.

Read also the Mental Health Atlas-2011 for summary global and regional tables on key variable. Mental Health Atlas 2011

Click below to see the country profiles based on Mental Health Atlas-2011.

Latest publications

Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020

The action plan recognizes the essential role of mental health in achieving health for all people. It aims to achieve equity through universal health coverage and stresses the importance of prevention.

Integrating the response to mental health disorders and other chronic diseases in health care systems

Strong links exist between mental disorders and other chronic diseases, not only with respect to their causes and consequences, but also in terms of their prevention and management.

Innovation in deinstitutionalization: a WHO expert survey

A WHO expert survey to identify principles and actions for expanding community-based mental health services, and/or to downsize institution-based care.

Social determinants of mental health

This paper highlights effective actions that can be taken to reduce risk of mental disorders throughout the life course, both at the community level and country level.

WHO MIND Project