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National Prevention Week - Promotion of Mental Health

Promotion of mental health is a complex and often nebulous topic when it comes to community prevention work.  Mental health is much more than simply the absence of mental disorders.  However, this does not mean that promoting mental health and wellness is a simple task.  see the link below for some great information about mental health and evidence-based promotion efforts.

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs220/en/

 


National Prevention Week - Prevention of Youth Suicide

Have you heard about the new Netflix show “13 reasons why”?  Are you curious about what the professionals think? How to talk about suicide in general? Or how to frame conversations about the show in a way that promotes evidence-based prevention?  The team at Forefront has put together a very helpful media statement that gives background and guidance in response to the film and it has been a great resource.

 


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