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Days after Adam Lanza shot up Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun control laws are once again the subject of hot debate. But what about mental-health policy? What if mental health care was as easy to get as, say, a gun? GlobalPost takes a trip around the globe to see how psychological issues are treated outside America. Here's a sampling of some of our best reporting on the subject from the last two years.


On Location Video: Mental illness is rising in Pakistan and Afghanistan

Pakistani doctors say three times as many patients are seeking treatment for mental illness.

Editor's note: This video was originally published on March 20, 2012.