MINDS: Mental Health
The Mental Health in International Development and Humanitarian Settings (MINDS) Act is the first-ever piece of legislation that would promote mental health and psychosocial support as a key component of U.S. foreign assistance.
14% Of children and adolescents worldwide experience mental health disorders
1 in 5 People living in conflict-affected areas have a mental health disorder
452 Million children are living in conflict-affected areas
83% of children reported an increase of negative feelings due to COVID-19
75% of people with mental health conditions in low and middle income countries receive no treatment