Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 1 Issue 2

The art, science and politics of creating a mentally healthy society


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The Value of Model Programmes in Mental Health Promotion and Mental Disorder Prevention

Clemens Hosman, M. Claire, L. Engels

This article discusses the state of the art concerning the meaning and value of model programmes in mental health promotion and mental disorder prevention. Model…

What Public Health Could (Belatedly) Contribute to Mental Health Promotion

Bret Hart

Although public health practitioners have made some contribution to the prevention of mental illness, this has not been a result of deliberate intent. Considering the…

From the Margins to the Mainstream: The Public Health Potential of Mental Health Promotion

Lynne Friedli

There are encouraging signs that mental health, as opposed to mental illness, is beginning to move up the political agenda, but much still needs to be done to challenge…

Problems, Possibilities, People Power and Passion: What Mental Health Promotion is and What it is not: A Response to the Inaugural Issue

Glenn MacDonald

Three articles in the inaugural issue of this Journal discuss the idea of mental health promotion. Here, each is discussed in terms of claims, assumptions and, in some…

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