PBS NewsHour

Mental healthcare in short supply in Pakistan

Clip: 06/17/2015 | 6m 22s

Although up to 40 percent of the population could have mental health issues, getting help isn’t easy in Pakistan. The stigma against mental illness is prevalent, and even for those who do want to get help, psychiatrists are in short supply. As part of our “Agents For Change” series, Fred de Sam Lazaro looks at the efforts being made to change this situation.

Aired: 06/17/15

Rating: NR

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