Implementing Mental Health PromotionEdited by
- Margaret Barry, MA, PhD, Professor of Health Promotion and Public Health, Director of the Health Promotion Research Centre, department of Health Promotion, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
- Rachel Jenkins, MD, FRCPsych, Director, WHO Collaborative Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK
This title provides a comprehensive overview and practical guide to implementing mental health promotion programmes with different population groups across a range of settings. It shows how information from research can be used to inform programme development and best practice. The text is written from a 'how-to' perspective, combining an exploration of current research with practical advice to support the planning and implementation of programmes. The book provides examples of successful international programmes illustrating the process of implementation. Case studies of practical aspects of project development and delivery from different countries are included in order to illustrate the real life application of programmes.
Paperback, 376 Pages
Published: November 2006
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
- Foreword. Chapter 1 - Introduction to Mental Health Promotion. Chapter 2 - Implementing Mental Health Promotion Programmes: A Generic Template for Action. Chapter 3 - Community Mental Health Promotion. Chapter 4 - Mental Health Promotion in the Home for Children and Families. Chapter 5 - Mental Health Promotion in Schools. Chapter 6 - Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace. Chapter 7 - Mental Health Promotion in Primary Health Care. Chapter 8 - Mental Health Promotion in the Mental Health Services. Index.