24. okt, 2019

The tide is turning and C4C is surfing on the right waves

Social interventions: yes indeed, a new era for global mental health!

In the Lancet, Rochelle Ann Burgess et al formulate a call to action to promote social interventions in global mental health. This fits the agenda of Culture4change like a glove. With the authority of the Lancet, it is now recognised that there is an " urgent need to develop more comprehensive psychosocial prevention, promotion, and treatment interventions capable of addressing the everyday impacts of social, economic, and political forces on individuals’ mental health, through expansion of the “social” aspect of our global mental health efforts". Hurray! This is what we are trying to do. Time for us to write up - a challenge in itself when the actual work to make a change in real life is already taking up so much time...