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School Mental Health free pdf The realisation that most mental disorders have their onset before the age of twenty-five has focused psychiatric research towards adolescent mental health. This book provides vivid examples of school mental health innovations from eighteen countries, addressing mental health promotion and interventions. These initiatives and innovations enable readers from different regions and disciplines to apply strategies to help students achieve and maintain mental health, enhance their learning outcomes and access services, worldwide. Through case studies of existing programs, such as the integrated system of care approach in the USA, the school-based pathway to care framework in Canada, the therapeutic school consultation approach in Turkey and the REACH model in Singapore, it highlights challenges and solutions to building initiatives, even when resources are scarce. This will be essential reading for educators, health providers, policy makers, researchers and other stakeholders engaged in helping students achieve mental health and enhance their learning outcomes.

About Stan Kutcher

Stan Kutcher is Professor of Psychiatry and Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health at Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS, and Director at WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health Training and Policy Development, Montreal, QC, Canada. Yifeng Wei is researcher and school mental health lead of the Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health at the IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada. Mark D. Weist is Professor and Director of the Clinical-Community Program at the Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, SC, USA.

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Author : Stan Kutcher
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 30 April 2015
ISBN : 1107053900
EAN : 9781107053908
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 333 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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