Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 8 Issue 4

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


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The age of anxiety: living in fear for our children's mental health

Danny Dorling

In both the United States and the United Kingdom, a series of surveys of the mental health of children and, in particular, adolescents have suggested that there appear to…

Protecting children through supporting parents

Jane Akister

All parents need social and emotional support to ensure optimal outcomes for children. For the majority of families, this support comes through family and social networks…

‘No one knows like we do’ — the narratives of mental health service users trained as researchers

David Palmer, Lucy Williams, Sue White, Charity Chenga, Verusca Calabria, Dawn Branch, Sue Arundal, Linda Storer, Chris Ash, Claire Cuthill, Haile Bezuayehu, Eleni Hatzidimitriadou

In 2008, Mind in Bexley received a research development grant from the Big Lottery Fund and a training grant from Bexley Care Trust to empower service users to participate…

The place for a contemporary artist with a mental illness

Karleen Gwinner, Marie Knox, Sue Hacking

Arts participation fosters social inclusion in a way that other social and recovery programmes do not. The professional role of an artist is an appealing and socially…

Public health case study: 50 Ways to Leave your Lager

Georgia Powell

This year, the annual UK Public Health Association forum Health Inequalities ‐ Turning the tide?, was held in Brighton, including a debate on national priorities for…

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