Are the Children Well? A Model and Recommendations for Promoting the Mental Wellness of the Nation’s Young People

Publication number: 2014-33

Author(s): David Murphey; Brandon Stratford; Rachel A. Gooze; Elizabeth Bringewatt; Mae Cooper; Rachel Carney; Angela Rojas

Publication date: Jul 2014

Doc type: Report

The mental health challenges our country's young people face call for shifting the focus of policy and practice from illness, to promotion of wellness and flourishing. This report argues that the distinction between mental and physical health is artificial and harmful. We consider the evidence for interventions that can improve mental wellness at multiple levels.

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