Global Mental Health: What’s next?
Over the past two decades, global mental health researchers have been working to develop a robust body of evidence to garner the political will and resources required to “scale up” mental health care for underserved populations around the world. We now have evidence of the relationship between mental health and the physical and economic health of nations. We have evidence of tremendous inequities in access to high-quality, affordable mental health care. And we have identified potentially cost-saving solutions to the so-called “treatment gap”. But where will we be two decades from now?