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Article - A Framework for Supporting Action in Population Mental Health
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Seminar - Promoting Population Mental Health and Wellbeing for Children and Youth - Innovative Approaches to Policy, Practice and Research

Population Mental Health in Canada: Summary of Emerging Needs and Orientations to Support the Public Health Workforce
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Population Mental Health in Canada: An Overview of the Context, Stakeholders and Initiatives to Support Action in Public Health
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Defining a Population Mental Health Framework for Public Health
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Scan of Mental Health Strategies across Canada

Advancing Population Mental Health
On the site of the Ontario Health Promotion e-Bulletin.

Framework for Healthy Public Policies Favouring Mental Health (HPP-FMH)
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Annotated Bibliography: Population Mental Health
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Canadian Resources
Positive mental health surveillance indicator Framework. Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention, Public Health Agency of Canada (2016).

Mental health promotion: Let's start speaking the same language. Watson, S. et McDonald, K.  Region of Waterloo Public Health & Emergency Services (2016).

Exploring Positive Mental Health.
Canadian Institute for Health Information. (2009). 
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Mentally Healthy Communities: A collection of Papers.
Canadian Institute for Health Information. (2008).
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Blogue Qualaxia
A site for discussing population mental health (in French)


International Resources

A special number of « La santé en action (Santé publique France) » on Promoting population mental health (Promouvoir la santé mentale de la population) (Available in French only). (March 2017).

Social determinants of mental health. UCL Institute of Health Equity. World Health Organization and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Geneva: World Health Organization (2014).  

The evidence of mental health promotion effectiveness: strategies for action. Promotion and Education. A special issue of IUHPE: Jané-Lopis, E., Barry, M., Hosman, C., Patel, V. (Eds.). Supplement – Hors série – Edición especial 2, 1-72. (2005).
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Addressing the Determinants of Positive Mental Health: Concepts, Evidence and Practice. 11, 3. Barry, M. International journal of mental health promotion (2009).
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Foresight Mental Capital and Wellbeing Project Outputs
Final Project report. The Government Office for Science, London.
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Promoting Mental Health: Concepts, Emerging Evidence, Practice. Herrman, H., Saxena, S., & Moodie, R. (Eds). A Report of the World Health Organization, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Collaboration with the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation and University of Melbourne. Geneva: WHO (2005).
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Mental health, resilience and inequalities. Friedli, L. (2009). WHO Europe.
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Evidence-based mental health promotion resource. Keleher, H., & Armstrong, R. Report for the Department of Human Services and VicHealth, Melbourne (2005).

Wellbeing - Why it matters to health policy. Health is the top thing people say matters to their wellbeing. DH-UK (2014).

What you need to know about mental health inequalities. DH-Scotland (2010).

Whole series on wellbeing across the life course. Starting well- developing well- living well-working well-aging well-… DH-UK.

What Works Centre for Wellbeing (UK).

The UKs Faculty of public health website on better mental health for all (UK).


Contact
Pascale Mantoura


 

The identification, analysis and diffusion of strenghts, needs and roles of public health actors working in population mental health

To intervene in population mental health, the literature stresses the importance of a dual and combined workforce: A ‘dedicated' public health workforce that is specialized in promotion and prevention, and a broader workforce, whose primary mission is not promotion and prevention, but which largely contributes to intervention in favour of the population's mental health. The NCCHPP has set out to identify, share, analyze and put into context the strengths and emerging needs of the workforce involved in supporting the population's mental health. This work is done through:

  • An environmental scan realized by the NCCHPP which was the basis for the scan of mental health strategies on mental health in Canada (2013)

  • An exploratory questionnaire on the needs of the workforce for population mental health realized by the NCCHPP in collaboration with the other NCCs (2014).

  • Face to face encounters with public health actors realized by the NCCHPP (2014, 2015).

  • Other needs assessment exercises that have occurred elsewhere in Canada and that were subsequently synthesized by the NCCHPP.

The needs and interests expressed by public health actors orient and shape the NCCHPP's activities as well as those of the collective NCCPH project on population mental health promotion.

Briefing Notes

Presentations, workshops, narrated web presentations, webinars


Click here to consult:
The contribution to a knowledge base on population mental health

A scan of mental health strategies on mental health in Canada.

The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.