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Community Interventions to Promote Mental Health and Social Equity.

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Summary of "Community Interventions to Promote Mental Health and Social Equity."

We review recent community interventions to promote mental health and social equity. We define community interventions as those that involve multi-sector partnerships, emphasize community members as integral to the intervention, and/or deliver services in community settings. We examine literature in seven topic areas: collaborative care, early psychosis, school-based interventions, homelessness, criminal justice, global mental health, and mental health promotion/prevention. We adapt the social-ecological model for health promotion and provide a framework for understanding the actions of community interventions.

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Name: Current psychiatry reports
ISSN: 1535-1645
Pages: 35

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