Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 11 Issue 1

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


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Despite the evidence – why are we still not creating more trauma informed mental health services?

Suzanna Rose, Chris Freeman, Simon Proudlock

Despite evidence that exposure to traumatic events can be an important antecedent to a range of serious and chronic mental health problems – it appears that within the…


Benefits of choral singing for social and mental wellbeing: qualitative findings from a cross‐national survey of choir members

Laetitia Livesey, Ian Morrison, Stephen Clift, Paul Camic

The aim of this study is to explore the benefits of choral singing for mental wellbeing and health as perceived by a cross‐national sample of amateur choral singers.


Capturing wellbeing at work

Valerie Shephard, Woody Caan

This paper aims to report on a 12‐item measure developed by the authors, which assesses and monitors the wellbeing of employees across an organisation: Wellness at Work (W@W).


Online identification and referral for debt and mental health issues

Gordon Bell

This paper seeks to describe a new service developed by national debt charity Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) aimed at identifying clients within its online…


Adventures in distance learning

Andrew Macaulay

This paper aims to describe the development of a distance learning resource for mental health professionals.

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