Data and statistics
Mental disorders are common and burdensome. However, the resources allocated to mental health are substantially short of the needs in the vast majority of countries. Lack of trained human resources and of infrastructure to provide services within community settings are serious barriers to access to even basic care for people with mental disorders
Global Health Observatory
WHO's portal providing access to data and analyses for monitoring the global health situation
800 000people die from suicide globally each year (1 death every 40 seconds).Suicide prevention
2.8%was the median amount of health budget allocated to mental health in 2011.Mental Health Atlas 2011
85 countrieshad less than 1 psychiatrist
per 100 000 population in 2011.