Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 7 Issue 4

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


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Using therapeutic board games to promote child mental health

Isabelle Streng

This article focuses on group work with children using a board game format. Combining the principles of group work and board games helps to engage and motivate children…

Why is it difficult to promote public mental health? A study of policy implementation at local level

Samuel Annor, Pauline Allen

The promotion of public mental health is a challenging endeavour for policy actors and stakeholders. In particular, the implementation of public mental health initiatives…

Where is the evidence base? Mental health issues surrounding bereavement and HIV in children

Lorraine Sherr, Joanne Mueller

Parental illness can affect child and adolescent psychosocial well‐being. Mental health effects of parental bereavement generally and HIV‐related bereavement specifically…

Workplace interventions can reduce stigma

Lee Knifton, Alice Walker, Neil Quinn

Stigma and discrimination towards people with mental health problems is a global issue, imposing a considerable public health burden in terms of social isolation, limited…

‘Cutting the dash’ — experiences of mental health and employment

Belinda Arthur, Lee Knifton, Margaret Park, Ellen Doherty

People who have used mental health services in Scotland have the lowest employment rates of all working ages, despite a national programme for mental health and well‐being…

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  • Lee Knifton
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