Towards a mentally flourishing Scotland: policy and action plan 2009-2011

Policy document that sets out the Scottish Government's action plan for building on existing work to improve mental wellbeing in Scotland up until 2011 by identifying strategic priorities for action and putting in place the infrastructure support and coordination necessary to facilitate implementation and support delivery. The government is committed making sure adequate services are in plance and to working through social policy and health improvement activity to reduce the burden of mental health problems and mental illness and to promote good mental wellbeing.

The document deals with mental wellbeing as well as mental illness and mental health problems. The six strategic priorities are: mentally healthy infants, children and young people, mentally healthy later life, mentally healthy communities, mentally healthy employment and working life, reducing the prevalence of suicide, self-harm and common mental health problems, improving the quality of life of those experiencing mental health problems and mental illness.

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