Mental health

Atlas Mental Health Resources in the World

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 60
Publication date: 2001
Languages: English, French and Spanish



The ATLAS Project is aimed at collecting, compiling and disseminating information on mental health resources in the world. This volume presents an alarming picture of deficiency and uneven distribution of resources based on recently collected data from 185 countries. A substantial enhancement in mental health resources is needed urgently to respond to the existing and increasing burden of mental disorders.