Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 15 Issue 3

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


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Improving mental health and lifestyle outcomes in a hospital emergency department based youth violence intervention

Jeffrey DeMarco, Yael llan-Clarke, Amanda Bunn, Tom Isaac, John Criddle, Gillian Holdsworth, Antonia Bifulco

Current government policy aims to tackle youth anti-social behaviour and its psychological and social impacts. Given an increased likelihood that young victims of crime…

No Harm Done – dispelling myths, giving hope and practical help for young people, parents and professionals affected by self-harm

Marc Bush

The No Harm Done films provide hope and give support to those affected by self-harm. The accompanying digital packs dispel myths, answer frequently asked questions…


The influence of therapeutic horticulture on social integration

Michelle Louise Howarth, Cath McQuarrie, Neil Withnell, Emma Smith

The purpose of this paper is to qualitatively evaluate the impact of therapeutic horticulture (TH) on social integration for people who have mental health problems.

Robust wellbeing

Woody Caan

The purpose of this paper arose out of a Public Mental Health Network meeting in September 2015 and a suggestion then by the editor of the British Journal of Psychiatry

Incorporating mental health into health impact assessment in the United States: a systematic review

Kelsey Lucyk, Kim Gilhuly, Ame-Lia Tamburrini, Bethany Rogerson

Health impact assessment (HIA) is a systematic research and public engagement tool used to elevate health and equity in public policies. However, HIA practitioners often…

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