It’s the stuff of science fiction: machines that make decisions about who and when to kill. Referred to as “autonomous weapons”, they’re already in use to some degree. But as more sophisticated systems are being developed we wanted to an expert in the field about whether such systems comply with international humanitarian law and what it means for humanity to give machines the power over human life and death.
There is no health without mental health . Today we are focusing on the many ways you can receive mental health support. As the American rapper Logic would say “pain don’t hurt the same, I know ”. And it’s true. What works for one might not work for all. The most important thing is getting lifesaving information to the people who most need it.
We asked four experts what can be done to make mental health support more accessible, especially to those who are dealing with natural disasters and major crises. Here are their answers.