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Dr. Kathleen Pike Re: Costs of Ignoring Mental Illness: NY Times

Treating Mental Illness, in the US and Abroad
November 12, 2013

It’s easy to become inured to human suffering, especially when those in pain seem distant from our own lives. After all, everyone has a compassion quotient. But consider this: Mental illness is the leading cause of disability worldwide; it costs more to ignore mental illness than to treat it.

Read more:  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/11/opinion/treating-mental-illness-in-the-us-and-abroad.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&_r=0

 

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