Promoting the Mental Wellness of the Nation’s Young People
Posted by Child Trends on July 28, 2014
Are the Children Well? A Model and Recommendations for Promoting the Mental Wellness of the Nation’s Young People
Author(s): David Murphey; Brandon Stratford; Rachel Gooze; Elizabeth Bringewatt; P. Mae Cooper; Rachel Carney; Angela Rojas
Publication date: Jul 2014
The mental health challenges our country’s young people face call for shifting the focus of policy and practice from illness, to promotion of wellness and flourishing. This report argues that the distinction between mental and physical health is artificial and harmful. We consider the evidence for interventions that can improve mental wellness at multiple levels.
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