A new textbook which draws together developments in mental health policy in recent years and identifies the challenges posed by changes in Irish society. Topics covered include international trends, health promotion, children, adolescence, women, ethnic minorities, suicide, the homeless, crime, the workplace and ageing. Chapters include an historical overview followed by a discussion of international data, current policy and likely developments and future challenges Mental Health and Social Policy in Ireland is part of the University College Dublin Press series of social policy texts, which include Contemporary Irish Social Policy (1999), Irish Social Policy in Context (1999), Disability and Social Policy in Ireland (2003) and Theorising Irish Social Policy (2004).
|Publication date:||7th September 2005|
|Publisher:||University College Dublin Press|
|Categories:||Mental health services,|
Suzanne Quin and Bairbre Redmond lecture in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work at University College Dublin, and they are the editors of Disability and Social Policy in Ireland (UCD Press, 2003).More About Suzanne Quin