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DPH Report 2011

Keeping health in mind - Chapters

  • 21 Dec 2011

    Children and young people
    This chapter of the report focuses on the mental health of children and young people. The consequences of socioeconomic deprivation are discussed along side the requirement that the welfare of children must become everyone’s business.
  • 21 Dec 2011

    Early Years
    This chapter of the report outlines the importance of a mentally healthy childhood and the role it plays in promoting positive social, emotional and behavioural development in children.
  • 21 Dec 2011

    Mental health and wellbeing of adults
    This chapter identifies local approaches to promote positive mental health and wellbeing in adults, with a particular focus on reducing inequalities across a range of population groups, preventing mental health problems including suicide prevention and improving the quality of life of those experiencing mental health problems.
  • 21 Dec 2011

    Mental health is important
    This chapter provides an overview of the Director of Public Health report’s main themes. It considers how mental health should be defined, highlighting important differences between positive and negative aspects of mental health
  • 21 Dec 2011

    Older Adults
    This chapter of the report looks at how life experiences, circumstances and behaviours accrued over the entire life course play out over many decades, however, their net effects can be seen as coming home to roost in later adult life, when people frequently face new types of challenges, such as declining physical health and confidence, financial insecurity, threats to independence,
  • 21 Dec 2011

    Progress against priorities for action in the DPH report 2009-2011
    This chapter presents progress on the implementation of priorities for action described in ‘An Unequal Struggle for Health: Report of the Director of Public Health into the health of the Population of Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Priorities for Action 2009 – 2011
  • 20 Dec 2011

    The Director of Public Health says
    Introduction to the report on the health of the population of Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

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