Mindgardens - Addressing the key medical challenge of the 21st century
The financial cost of mental health, tobacco, alcohol and other drug problems equates to over 50% of health expenditure. This burden is growing rapidly due to population growth and ageing.
The economic cost of mental illness will increase 6 fold over the next 30 years. This growth will challenge the entire economy, reduce productivity and have a major impact on the quality of life of all citizens.