Articles of Interest: The cost of mental health

Street-based people experience a disproportiante incidence of mental health disorders all over the world. This is no exception in South Africa. What’s troubling is the profound lack of resources given to what amounts to the third highest disease burden in the country. Here’s an article that compares the cost of treating mental health disorders and the cost of not treating them (status quo) in South Africa.

Mental Disorders Cost the SA Economy R35bn

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