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Inequitable and Ineffective: Exclusion of Mental Health from the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Although mental health and substance-use disorders affect as many as 700 million people and account for nearly a quarter of all years lived with disability, the global response has been limited, as Chunling Lu and colleagues discuss in an essay that opened the June 2015 issue of PLOS Medicine. The journal concludes the month with a Guest Editorial by Alex Tsai and Mark Tomlinson, advocating a prominent place for mental health in the post-2015 development agenda.

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