Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 6 Issue 1

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


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Community hospitals: a solution to the stigma and dislocation of acute inpatient hospital admission

Hefin Gwilym

This paper looks at the evolving nature of mental health services. While there has been a shift from asylums to care in the community in recent decades, what is now needed…

Improving access to stop smoking support for people with mental health problems

Nerys Edmonds, Jane Bremner

The physical health inequalities experienced by people with severe mental health problems are now well recognised. Lifestyle factors, in particular high rates of smoking…

Choose Life: early experiences of implementing Scotland's suicide prevention strategy

Jacki Gordon, Cameron Stark

Scotland has developed a national suicide prevention strategy, Choose Life, as part of a wider programme of mental health promotion and mental illness prevention. This…

A systematic review of reviews of interventions to promote mental health and prevent mental health problems in children and young people

Ruth Tennant, Cristina Goens, Jane Barlow, Crispin Day, Sarah Stewart‐Brown

There is a growing policy imperative to promote positive mental health as well as prevent the development of mental health problems in children. This paper summarises the…


Barriers to access to mental health services for migrant workers, refugees and asylum seekers

Wendy Franks, Nicola Gawn, Gillian Bowden

This paper reports findings from a qualitative study of the mental health needs of refugees, asylum seekers and migrant workers living in an East Anglian seaside town with…

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