How Big a Problem is Mental Illness?

In which John discusses global human health, mental illness, and how metrics like Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) can help us understand how severely mental illness affects human health around the world.

The SAMHSA hotline can help you access mental health care in the U.S.: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
If you live outside the U.S., here are some international resources: http://www.cocoonais.com/mental-health-hotlines-worldwide/

The health data for this video came from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: https://vizhub.healthdata.org/gbd-compare/

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