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RSA Events

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The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year. These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges. Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.

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The Global Mental Health Crisis: What the rich world can learn from the poor

April 10th, 2013

Episode 54 of 494 episodes

Mental health is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Vikram Patel, director of the Centre for Global Mental Health, calls for a model of community-based intervention that empowers ordinary individuals to plug the resource gap and provide quality health care for their peers.

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