Making the economic case for the promotion of mental well-being and the prevention of mental Health problems

This report begins by asking why there should be investment in promotion and prevention. It then summarises what is known and gives examples of study findings on wellbeing, early intervention,, depression, suicide and workplace health promotion. Ongoing and future evaluations are noted and the need for more European assessments emphasised.

Author: 
David McDaid
Ingrid Zechmeister
Reinhold Kilian
Helena Medeiros
Martin Knapp
Brendan Kennelly
Publisher: 
Personal Social Services Research Unit