promotion of mental health.

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Murray, Colin A. Reed. Promoting recovery from mental health problems is a guiding principle within modern mental health care. Working in partnership with service users, new practice techniques are being designed and delivered that can allow individuals to thrive within society and move towards a fulfilling life beyond their diagnosis.

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1. CHAPTER 1: Pursuing Wellness through Mental Health System Reform. 2. CHAPTER 2: Health Promotion. 3. CHAPTER 3: Evidence-based Mental Health for Health Promotion.The book - the textbook "Health promotion and health education" was prepared by a multidisciplinary team of experts, teachers of the subject from three higher educational institutions in the.Mental Health & Prevention is a peer reviewed journal dedicated to the prevention of mental and behavioural disorders and mental ill health, and the promotion of mental well-being.

Its scope encompasses universal, selective and indicated prevention .