Fact sheets on sustainable development goals (SDGs): health targets - Mental Health (SDG target 3.4)



Key reasons for the inclusion of mental health and well-being in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) agenda include the intrinsic value of good mental health, the wide-ranging consequences of mental disorders and the multisectoral nature of a comprehensive approach to its formation, preservation and restoration. Indeed, there is no health without mental health. Action is necessary across sectors to promote mental health and well-being.