Public health and mental health promotion
The term public health has two meanings: (a) dealing with threats to the public; (b) in the epidemiological context, measuring disease and planning strategies to prevent illness. If practitioners are serious about promoting mental health, they also need to consider and tackle the discrimination and exclusion encountered by people who experience mental distress. In this way they also start to address unseen mental health problems, and promote well-being.
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