How countries treat mental health when there’s a scarcity of psychiatrists

The U.S. has a shortage of mental health professionals to serve the population, but it’s much more devastating in developing countries. Sigal Samuel, senior reporter for Vox’s Future Perfect and co-host of the Future Perfect podcast, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss a new model for training mental health laypeople to treat underserved communities – and lessons America can take away from that work. Her article is “Poor countries are developing a new paradigm of mental health care. America is taking note.”