(Source: European Commission)
Ahead of the World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2021, Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, made the following statement:
“Citizens across the EU and the world have showed impressive resilience and strength in the face of an unprecedented public health crisis. But at the same time, after 18 months of living with COVID-19, a silent pandemic of mental health challenges is sweeping across the European Union and beyond, disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable. Already existing inequalities have become even more apparent.
That is why this year’s theme, ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’, is …