Digital technologies — an opportunity to achieve Mental Health for All

Digital technologies have the potential to transform the theme for World Mental Health Day 2020 — Mental Health for All: Greater Investment, Greater Access — into reality, by providing easy access to mental health expertise and support for everyone with Internet connectivity. They can also be used to support families and mental health workers and to increase public awareness of mental health to alleviate stigma and discrimination.

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