Promoting mental health and preventing mental illness: the economic case for investment in Wales

Promoting mental health and preventing mental illness: the economic case for investment in WalesThis report, commissioned by the All Wales Mental Health Promotion Network, uses economic analysis to develop the case for greater investment in Wales in both the prevention of mental illness and the promotion of positive mental health.

The report demonstrates that the potential degree of economic benefits of preventing mental illness and promoting positive mental health is considerable.

Using a variety of methods to add an economic component to the wider evidence base, this report explores two main issues: the general case for mental health promotion and possible priorities in the choice between interventions.

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