Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 13 Issue 3

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


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Mental health services: the African gap

Claire Wilson, Mohammad Taghi Yasamy, Jodi Morris, Atieh Novin, Khalid Saeed, Sebastiana D. Nkomo

Neuropsychiatric disorders account for a substantial proportion of disease burden and disability in Africa. Despite this, mental health systems are under-resourced in…

The creative artist support group: a case study

Elliot Benjamin

The purpose of this paper is to describe the therapeutic benefits of a community-based creative artists support group. The author is also the participant/facilitator of…


Enhancing mental health literacy in India to reduce stigma: the fountainhead to improve help-seeking behaviour

Shivani Mathur Gaiha, Greeshma Ann Sunil, Rajeev Kumar, Subhadra Menon

Lack of understanding around mental illness and stigma are an overwhelming barrier in help-seeking behaviour for mental health concerns. The purpose of this paper is to…


Audience segmentation: identifying key stakeholders for mental health literacy interventions in India

Santosh Loganathan, Matthew Kreuter

Improving mental health literacy is a key component of any population-based mental health program, especially in low- and middle-income countries. Effective strategies to…

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