Health topics

Mental health

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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.

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  • WHO MindBank: online platform
    Bringing together country and international resources, covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development