Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 10 Issue 2

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


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A prototype index of factors affecting mental wellbeing in England

Gyles Glover, Rebecca Lee, Alison Copeland

This paper seeks to discuss the development of a prototype index of the factors influencing mental wellbeing in local areas in England.

Homelessness and mental health: adding clinical mental health interventions to existing social ones can greatly enhance positive outcomes

Peter Cockersell

This paper seeks to discuss the association between homelessness and poor health, both physical and mental. A pilot project run by St Mungo's suggests that adding clinical…


Tackling inequalities in primary care mental health

Michael Killoran Ross, Pauline Craig

This paper aims to describe the development activity undertaken by a primary care mental team and public health specialists in Glasgow aimed at expanding the capacity of…

Qat consumption in Yemen – knowledge and practice of mental health policy makers and other stakeholders

Rachel Jenkins, Nahla Shoja' Aldeen

This paper seeks to report the findings of a half‐day workshop on the impact and control of Qat, held in Yemen in February 2010. Senior mental health policy makers…


It's all about the money – randomised controlled trial of public opinion towards prescribing injectable heroin in drug treatment

Salman Mushtaq, Joby Maucoli Easow, Vania Mendes, Jason Luty

Injectable opioid therapy (prescribing heroin for heroin addicts to inject) remains a highly controversial and expensive option. Recent research has shown significant…

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