According to the World Health Organization, Mental health is one of the most neglected areas of public health. Close to 1 billion people are living with a mental disorder, 3 million people die every year from the harmful use of alcohol and one person dies every 40 seconds by suicide.
And now, billions of people around the world have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which is having a further impact on people’s mental health.
Join us as we gather, discuss and discover the arising and emerging need for mental wellness and what role the Metaverse holds within it.
Hear from global health practitioners, educators and community leaders, as they gather to collectively express the subject of mental wellness in the metaverse from the eyes of education, accessibility, equality, community development, safety & privacy, wellness and a humanity-first focused view.