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5/24/17

Mental Health is a Public Health Issue

 

Sara Gardner, MPH

Executive Director


The World Health Organization defines mental health as “a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” By definition, good mental health is integral to our ability to survive and thrive, as individuals and as a city. However, health professionals haven’t always held this view. In fact, the move towards a more sensitive, holistic understanding of mental illness is relatively recent. Read more on The Huffington Post >

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