Inside Sao Paulo’s mental health system

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Over the last few years there’s been significant growth in the amount of mental health medicines dispensed by the Sao Paulo public health system.

CCTV America’s Paulo Cabral takes a look at what is behind this phenomenon.

From 2010 to 2014, Sao Paulo health authorities say the number of ‘black stripe’ pills dispensed by the city for psychiatric disorders has grown by more than 50 percent in the last five years.

Inside Sao Paulo's mental health system

Over the last few years there's been significant growth in the amount of mental health medicines dispensed by the Sao Paulo public health system. CCTV America's Paulo Cabral takes a look at what is behind this phenomenon.


Patrick W Corrigan on mental health issues

For more on mental health issues, CCTV America’s Asieh Namdar spoke to Patrick W Corrigan, advisor, BringChange2Mind

Patrick W. Corrigan on mental health issues

For more on mental health issues, CCTV America's Asieh Namdar spoke to Patrick W Corrigan, advisor, BringChange2Mind.