Burden of Mental Health at Community level

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Making It Easy to Get Mental Health Care: Examples from Abroad

Burden of Mental Health at Community level - Mental Health & Primary Care

The Commonwealth Fund; February 25 2021, Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein Many Americans with depression, anxiety, or other mental health problems do not get needed treatment. Provider shortages, lack of insurance, and a lack of suitable treatment models have served as obstacles to care. A report from the Commonwealth Fund explores how other countries have expanded mental health treatment and promoted well-being on a national scale. It illustrates...

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Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on primary care-recorded mental illness and self-harm episodes in the UK: a population-based cohort study

Burden of Mental Health at Community level - Mental Health & Primary Care

By Matthew J Carr et al; The Lancet Public health Online First; January 11, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected population mental health. They aimed to assess temporal trends in primary care-recorded common mental illness, episodes of self-harm, psychotropic medication prescribing, and general practitioner (GP) referrals to mental health services during the COVID-19 emergency in the UK.

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Inequality in mental health care

Burden of Mental Health at Community level - Mental Health & Primary Care

Mental health is not discriminatory. We know that certain areas are at higher risk of mental health problems because of greater exposure and vulnerability to unfavorable social, economic, and environmental circumstances (Wilkinson, Pickett, 2017, Ribeiro et al. 2017, Barnett, 2012). Nurture, love, support, and freedom to grow are necessary to develop into a healthy adult, but those born in poorer families and in poorer areas have an increase...

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