The scandal of common mental illnesses left untreated

This is a scandal that tells us much about the lack of importance our society places on mental health. Were these individuals suffering from a serious and chronic physical ailment, the story would surely be very different. Would we tolerate a situation in which the majority of those suffering from diabetes, heart disease, or arthritis were left to fend for themselves, or asked to make do with inferior therapies?

http://www.theguardian.com/science/blog/2014/jul/01/mental-illnesses-untreated-thrive-psychological-therapies

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