This blog has been created to introduce you to mental health issues around the world, many of which are unique to particular cultures. While most of you already have some knowledge about mental health, I encourage you to read some of the articles, watch some of the videos, and think about some of the dilemmas presented here. The consequences of mental illness for the sufferer, their family, and society are staggering when left untreated.
In this clip you can see a news report about refugee mental health. With over 40 million refugees worldwide, health experts are concerned that not enough is being done to address the impact of displacement on mental health.