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Mental Health

Mental Health Promotion: Overcoming the challenges to 'focusing upstream'


I Introduction

II Understanding Mental Health Promotion

III Promoting Mental Health Among Newcomer Female Youth

IV Conclusion

V References

--by Brian Hyndman, Health Promotion Consultant, The Health Communication Unit

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Preventing Chronic Disease: A Strategic Framework


 Background Paper, October, 2001. National Public Health Partnership, Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia.

From the website: "The Background Paper Preventing Chronic Disease: A Strategic Framework presents a national framework for system- wide strategic action that draws on the evidence about underlying determinants of poor health, knowledge of risk factors that are common to a number of diseases, and a lifecourse perspective on predisposing factors."


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