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Mental Health Promotion

World Federation for Mental Health
The federation is an international membership organisation founded in 1948 to advance, among all peoples and nations, the prevention of mental and emotional disorders, the proper treatment and care of those with such disorders, and the promotion of mental health. The federation, through its members and contacts in more than 100 countries on six continents, has responded to international mental health crises through its role as the only worldwide grassroots advocacy and public education organization in the mental health field.

Mental Health America
MHA, the leading advocacy organisation addressing the full spectrum of mental and substance use conditions and their effects nationwide, works to inform, advocate and enable access to quality behavioral health services for all Americans. With nearly a century of experience, MHA has an established record of effective national and grassroots actions that promote mental health, and address mental and substance use issues with compassionate and concrete solutions. provides one-stop access to US government mental health and mental health problems information. aims to educate and guide: The general public; health and emergency preparedness professionals; policy makers; government and business leaders; school systems and local communities.

This is the website of the ProMenPol project which aims to support the practices and policies of mental health promotion over the 2006-2009 period in three settings: schools, workplaces and older people’s residences.

Clifford Beers Foundation
Established in 1996 as the original UK charity devoted to the promotion of mental health, we have been able to develop a range of initiatives and collaborative ventures with colleagues throughout the world. It is very rewarding to see how our work has encouraged others to follow and join our endeavours: for example, the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion was the first such publication in this field and the Annual European Conferences have developed to become the World Conferences on the Promotion of Mental Health and Prevention of Mental and Behavioural Disorders.

Journal of Public Mental Health
New thinking, new strategies and new practice in public mental health and mental health promotion.

European Network for Mental Health Promotion
The ENMHP is a new network for people interested in mental health promotion. ENMHP has more than 1600 members from Europe and beyond.

Victorian Government Health Information, Mental Health Promotion - Australia
The Victorian Government is committed to establishing mental health promotion as a core responsibility of the whole of government: learn more about mental health promotion, find out about mental health promotion in Victoria, people promoting mental health, explore evidence and resources to plan for effective mental health promotion.

Well Scotland is a website for professionals working in the field of mental health improvement. Much of the information is on the Towards a Mentally Flourishing Scotland: Policy and Action Plan that sets out the current mental health improvement priorities for Scotland.

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