Defining a population mental health framework for public health

Author: Mantoura, P. (2014)
Publication Date: 2014

Mantoura, P. (2014). Defining a population mental health framework for public health. National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy.


A brief, stand-alone resource that covers key concepts such as how mental health relates to mental disorders, physical health and where mental health promotion fits. It summarizes the aims of population-level thinking, multiple levels of intervention, including the important topics of social determinants and equity. This resource is one product in a series resulting from a project of Canada’s National Collaborating Centres for Public Health.

Potential use

This resource will be useful for those seeking to understand how population mental health promotion fits in the broader context of population health and public mental health in the Canadian context.

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