Implementing Mental Health Promotion

1st Edition


  • eBook ISBN 9780702037825

Key Features

  • written from a 'how-to' perspective, combining an exploration of current research with practical advice to support the planning and implementation of programmes
  • provides examples of successful projects illustrating the process of implementation
  • includes case studies of practical aspects of project development and delivery from different countries in order to illustrate the real life application of programmes
  • provides a practical guide for practitioners on programme development, planning, implementation and evaluation
  • shifts the focus to the process of implementing positive mental health programmes as opposed to those dealing with mental ill health
  • incorporates the application of theory and evidence from the current literature to inform programme planning and delivery
  • Outline the application of international case studies of best practice in diverse settings

Table of Contents

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.


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Churchill Livingstone
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About the editors

Margaret Barry

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, WHO Collaborative Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK