Recent reports indicate that the incidence and costs associated with mental distress and troubles are substantial and expected to rise globally in the next 15 years. At the same time there is a rapid proliferation of methods of solutions applying at social, organisational and individual level.
Against this background, PROMENPOL sets out to identify useful and practical approaches to the promotion and protection of mental health. It will develop a systematic multidimensional approach to identify and classify effective tools for promoting mental health across the lifespan. PROMENPOL will focus on tools that promote mental health for:
Working with specialists as well as with mainstream researchers, stakeholders, networks, professionals, practitioners and representative organisations PROMENPOL aims to:
Divison 1 "Policy Issues and Programmes"