Mental Health and Wellbeing at Primary Care Level in Scotland A Vision for Community Health Partnerships

Mental Health and Wellbeing at Primary Care Level in Scotland A Vision for Community Health... Focus on… Mental Health and Wellbeing at Primary Care Level in Scotland: A Vision for Community Health Partnerships Margaret Maxwell Senior Research Fellow in Primary Care Mental Health University of Edinburgh Allyson McCollam Director Scottish Development Centre for Mental Health mental health and well being in a local community The challenge which can be tackled. These include: gaining some control or influence over work and other areas of life; The sheer volume of mental health problems in the access to social capital; social support; and a sense of community and the substantial input from primary involvement in a community. Addressing these issues care in managing the majority of mental health requires interventions or initiatives which promote problems, estimated as 90% of care being provided in empowerment, social inclusion, social contact and primary care settings (Goldberg & Huxley, 1992), is participation in the local community. now widely recognised. With this also comes the recognition of some of the limitations of primary care in meeting the needs of those with common mental health problems such as the inadequacy of training of The reality: policy and practice context primary health care workers and lack of access to evidence-based treatments. Furthermore, within Strong, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Mental Health Review Journal Emerald Publishing

Mental Health and Wellbeing at Primary Care Level in Scotland A Vision for Community Health Partnerships

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1361-9322
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10.1108/13619322200400039
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Focus on… Mental Health and Wellbeing at Primary Care Level in Scotland: A Vision for Community Health Partnerships Margaret Maxwell Senior Research Fellow in Primary Care Mental Health University of Edinburgh Allyson McCollam Director Scottish Development Centre for Mental Health mental health and well being in a local community The challenge which can be tackled. These include: gaining some control or influence over work and other areas of life; The sheer volume of mental health problems in the access to social capital; social support; and a sense of community and the substantial input from primary involvement in a community. Addressing these issues care in managing the majority of mental health requires interventions or initiatives which promote problems, estimated as 90% of care being provided in empowerment, social inclusion, social contact and primary care settings (Goldberg & Huxley, 1992), is participation in the local community. now widely recognised. With this also comes the recognition of some of the limitations of primary care in meeting the needs of those with common mental health problems such as the inadequacy of training of The reality: policy and practice context primary health care workers and lack of access to evidence-based treatments. Furthermore, within Strong,

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Mental Health Review JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 1, 2004

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