Mental health

WHO MiNDbank

WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development

WHO MiNDbank is an online platform bringing together country and international resources, covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development. It is part of WHO’s QualityRights campaign to end violations against people with mental disabilities. MiNDbank aims to facilitate dialogue, advocacy and research, to promote reform in these areas in line with international human rights and best practice standards.

Mindbank includes easy and free access to the following resources:

  • National mental health policies, strategies and laws
  • National substance abuse policies, strategies and laws
  • National disability related policies, strategies and laws
  • National general health policies, strategies and laws
  • National constitutions, human rights and child rights laws
  • National poverty reduction and development strategies
  • Health and mental health service standards
  • International and regional human rights conventions and treaties
  • CRPD Member States reports, Shadow Reports and Concluding Observations
  • UN Special Rapporteurs reports
  • Key World Health Organization and United Nations reports
  • UN and WHO resolutions

MiNDbank is the only single point globally to access all comprehensive information related to mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development.