The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on people’s mental health. Some groups, including health and other frontline workers, students, people living alone, and those with pre-existing mental health conditions, have been particularly affected. And services for mental, neurological, and substance use disorders have been significantly disrupted.
Yet, there is cause for optimism. During the World Health Assembly in May 2021, governments worldwide recognized the need to scale up quality mental health services at all levels. And some countries have found new ways of providing mental health care to their populations. #WorldMentalHealthDay #VTBetterTogether