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The Mental Health Foundation developing a public mental health approach. Mental health and wellbeing in later life

The Mental Health Foundation developing a public mental health approach. Mental health and... Update The Mental Health Foundation: developing a public mental health approach The Mental Health Foundation was established in 1949 • structural measures that affect the whole population as a charity that funded clinical research – undertaken and/or targeted groups – such as fiscal policy or by academic researchers – into the causes, treatment and national health and social care policy care of mental illness. The Foundation’s grants • community-based interventions, such as improved programme broadened in subsequent decades to include amenities or social support support for innovative services provided by voluntary • group/family or individual measures, such as home organisations. From the early 1990s the Foundation also support or counselling. began to develop in-house capacity to undertake its own research work and to support and evaluate good practice Public mental health is therefore a multi-disciplinary initiatives. In 1997 the Foundation commenced a major endeavour that involves the natural and social sciences programme of work on children and young people’s and the arts and humanities. It is also a profoundly mental health, Bright Futures. political agenda in that it involves debates about needs, The Foundation’s first major Bright Futures rights and resources. report, published in 1999, explored measures to Since http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Public Mental Health Emerald Publishing

The Mental Health Foundation developing a public mental health approach. Mental health and wellbeing in later life

Journal of Public Mental Health , Volume 3 (3): 4 – Sep 1, 2004

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1746-5729
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10.1108/17465729200400020
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Update The Mental Health Foundation: developing a public mental health approach The Mental Health Foundation was established in 1949 • structural measures that affect the whole population as a charity that funded clinical research – undertaken and/or targeted groups – such as fiscal policy or by academic researchers – into the causes, treatment and national health and social care policy care of mental illness. The Foundation’s grants • community-based interventions, such as improved programme broadened in subsequent decades to include amenities or social support support for innovative services provided by voluntary • group/family or individual measures, such as home organisations. From the early 1990s the Foundation also support or counselling. began to develop in-house capacity to undertake its own research work and to support and evaluate good practice Public mental health is therefore a multi-disciplinary initiatives. In 1997 the Foundation commenced a major endeavour that involves the natural and social sciences programme of work on children and young people’s and the arts and humanities. It is also a profoundly mental health, Bright Futures. political agenda in that it involves debates about needs, The Foundation’s first major Bright Futures rights and resources. report, published in 1999, explored measures to Since

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Journal of Public Mental HealthEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 2004

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