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Article penned by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Lady Gaga for World Mental Health Day
Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science.
The U.K. has just named a minister for suicide prevention, following an appointment earlier this year of a minister for loneliness. In her new role, Jackie Doyle-Price will help elevate mental health as new funding flows into the National Health Service. Both appointments are part of a broader campaign in the U.K. to cope with mental health issues after a decade-long austerity budget. Suicide is the leading cause of death for men under 45 and one-quarter of young people who require mental health services are unable to get help, according to a government report.
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