Mental health

Prevention and promotion in mental health

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 25
Publication date: 2002
Languages: English
ISBN: 92 4 156216 1



This document highlights some of the basic issues in the field of prevention and promotion in mental health with special reference to the evidence base. It also outlines the role of WHO in advancing knowledge and disseminating information among Member States, especially among developing countries. Policy-makers will also find this document useful as it provides an overview of some of the important issues that are often debated among researchers and policymakers, with respect to prevention and promotion in mental health.