Mental health promotion
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Glossary Item|
Mental health promotion includes services that operate on a population level which aim to raise awareness of mental health issues, improve mental health literacy, reduce stigma and discrimination and maximise the population's mental health and well-being. Mental health promotion may include programs targeted to population segments, based on age (e.g. early childhood) or setting (e.g. school or workplace), as well as initiatives to educate the general population.
This category also includes community-wide activities that provide information and education designed to enhance community understanding, increase the likelihood of identifying and addressing mental health problems and promote good mental health. These programs may be targeted towards specific at-risk communities or communities affected by disaster or trauma.
|Context:||Mental health non-government organisation establishments service type taxonomy.|
Collection and usage attributes
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Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
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See also Mental health non-government organisation service type code N[N]
|Metadata items which use this glossary item:|
Mental health non-government organisation establishments NBEDS 2015-
Mental health non-government organisation grants cluster
Mental health promotion mental health service type cluster
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