September 28, 2020
The Guidelines provide evidence-informed recommendations on psychosocial interventions to promote mental health, prevent mental disorders, self-harm, and other risk behaviours among adolescents.
May 13, 2020
Good mental health is critical to the functioning of society at the best of times. It must be front and centre of every country’s response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. This policy brief calls for urgent action on mental health in the wake of the pandemic.
December 20, 2019
Mental disorders are among the leading causes of non-fatal disease burden in India, but a systematic understanding of their prevalence, disease burden, and risk factors is not readily available for each state of India. This report describes the prevalence and disease burden of each mental disorder for the states of India, from 1990 to 2017.
October 10, 2018
The Commission proposes that the global mental agenda should be expanded from a focus on reducing the treatment gap to improving the mental health of whole populations and reducing the global burden of mental disorders by addressing gaps in prevention and quality of care. The Commission outlines a blueprint for action to promote mental wellbeing, prevent mental health problems, and enable recovery from mental disorders.
January 01, 2017
There is evidence that media reports about suicide can enhance or weaken suicide prevention efforts. This resource booklet is addressed to media professionals who play a role particularly relevant to the prevention of suicide.