The UN have adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and mental health is included - A historic step for mental health! Now the UN need to make the SDGs work and measured with indicators. These are currently negotiated by the UN indicators experts committee IAEG-SDG. Only with strong SDG indicators mental health will really count in the development Agenda2030.
Now time is of the essence to push for powerful mental health indicators!
FundaMentalSDG proposes 2 indicators:
You can Take Action:
FundaMentalSDG has drafted a position paper and supporting documents (see below).
Please send these documents to your national statistics department (if you have a direct contact to them, or to a general email address). In addition, you can also send these to UN STATs: firstname.lastname@example.org, with a simple email asking for inclusion of the indicators 23 & 28. Thank you for your support!