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Approaches in Health Promotion By Farrukh Khan
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Health promotion, which is different from sickness prevention, is about promoting a state of complete physical, emotional and social well-being for individuals in a community. Thus, it is proper to... More > expect that health promotion efforts are like to result in a happier, contented and more productive community without the burden of excessively high costs associated with a high incidence of mental or physical illness. However, it is important to resort to the right approaches for health promotion because such efforts are culturally sensitive and they must be practical, workable and economical. Health promotion must emphasise both the mental and physical aspects of health, because many physical manifestations of disease have their roots in mental and psychological distress. This brief essay presents an examination of health promotion efforts designed to contain eating disorders, which are physical manifestations arising out of mental and psychological burdens imposed mostly by peers in schools.< Less
Approaches in Health Promotion By Farrukh Khan
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Health promotion, which is different from sickness prevention, is about promoting a state of complete physical, emotional and social well-being for individuals in a community. Thus, it is proper to... More > expect that health promotion efforts are like to result in a happier, contented and more productive community without the burden of excessively high costs associated with a high incidence of mental or physical illness. However, it is important to resort to the right approaches for health promotion because such efforts are culturally sensitive and they must be practical, workable and economical. Health promotion must emphasise both the mental and physical aspects of health, because many physical manifestations of disease have their roots in mental and psychological distress. This brief essay presents an examination of health promotion efforts designed to contain eating disorders, which are physical manifestations arising out of mental and psychological burdens imposed mostly by peers in schools.< Less
Promoting Mental Health: The Fifteen Minute Baby Step and Your Daily Acts By David Olsen
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This e-book contains actually two e-books, "Promoting mental Health: The Fifteen Minute Baby Step" and "Your Daily Acts." Both books contain ways for people to increase their... More > confidence and self-esteem. Taking small baby steps and listing people's daily acts are the main topics of these books.< Less
National Guidelines For Seniors' Mental Health: The Assessment and Treatment of Delirium By Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) was established in 2002 with the mission to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources. The CCSMH is... More > proud to have been able to facilitate the development of clinical guidelines. These are the first interdisciplinary, national best practices guidelines to specifically address key areas of seniors' mental health. Delirium is a common and serious condition encountered in older persons and should be considered a medical emergency. The outcomes of delirium can be catastrophic to the older individual and their family. Based on available evidence, the CCSMH delirium guideline provides recommendations on: prevention; detection, assessement, diagnosis and monitoring; managment (non-pharmacological & pharmacological); legal, ethical, research issues; education; and systems of care< Less
National Guidelines For Seniors' Mental Health: The Assessment and Treatment of Depression By Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) was established in 2002 with the mission to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources. The CCSMH is... More > proud to have been able to facilitate the development of clinical guidelines. These are the first interdisciplinary, national best practices guidelines to specifically address key areas of seniors' mental health. Depression is the most common mental health problem for older adults and has profound negataive impacts on all aspects of life. Despite its prevalence, depression should not be considered a normal part of aging. Based on available evidence, the CCSMH Depression guideline provides recommendations on: screening, assessment, treatment options non-pharmacological & pharmacological, monitoring, prevention, education and special populations.< Less
National Guidelines for Seniors' Mental Health: The Assessment of Suicide Risk and Prevention of Suicide By Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) was established in 2002 with the mission to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources. The CCSMH is... More > proud to have been able to facilitate the development of clinical guidelines. These are the first interdisciplinary, national best practices guidelines to specifically address key areas of seniors' mental health. Elderly men have the highest suicide rate in Canada, with a rate of nearly twice that of the nation as a whole. In 2002, Statistics Canada reported that 430 Canadians aged 65 and older died as a result of 'intentional self harm'. It is widely believed that this number is a gross underestimate. Based on available evidence, the CCSMH suicide risk and suicide prevention guideline provides recommendations on: suicide resiliency and risk factors, detection, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and risk management and systems of care.< Less
National Guidelines for Seniors' Mental Health: The Assessment and Treatment of Mental Health Issues in Long Term Care Homes (Focus on Mood and Behaviour Symptoms) By Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) was established in 2002 with the mission to promote the mental health of seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources. The CCSMH is... More > proud to have been able to facilitate the development of clinical guidelines. These are the first interdisciplinary, national best practices guidelines to specifically address key areas of seniors' mental health. The number of seniors receiving care in Long Term Care (LTC) homes has increased dramatically. Studies suggest that mental disorders among nursing home residents is a serious concern, yet there are limited availability of services. Based on available evidence, the CCSMH LTC guideline provides recommendations on: general care, assessment, diagnosis and monitoring; management of depressive symptoms and disorders and behavioural symptoms (non-pharmacological & pharmacological); organizational and systems issues.< Less
A CONTEMPORARY UNDERSTANDING of RELIGIOUS BELIEF within MENTAL HEALTH By Allan Savage
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Career Success Secrets for MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS By Imtiaz Syed
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Mental Health Counselors Counsel with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental health. May help individuals deal with addictions and substance abuse; family,... More > parenting, and marital problems; suicide; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health. Sample of reported job titles: Correctional Counselor, Counselor, Case Manager, Therapist, Corrections Caseworker, Mental Health Therapist, Clinical Supervisor, Correctional Care and Treatment Worker, Correctional Caseworker, Employee Assistance Program Counselor (EAP Counselor)< Less
How to support Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace By David Cain
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Mental health at work is one of the most important issues facing employers and employees today. This guide will help you improve wellbeing in the workplace and support the mental health of your... More > employees. Inside you will find lots of useful tips and guidance to make the workplace a healthy and positive place to be. By seeking to promote wellbeing and support employees experiencing mental health problems, you are working to keep your business healthy. This guide can be used in a number of ways. It can be used as a ready reference when you want information about mental health and employment. You can also use it as a workbook or as a training aid for colleagues. It plays a central role in the support Paritas can offer to you.< Less