Mental health and youth justice

Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice, Ed Finlayson, Bill Whyte

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Abstract

Mental health is a state of wellbeing in which the individual realises his or her own abilities, 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 (The Mental Health of Children and Young People A Framework for Promotion, Prevention and Care (Scottish Executive 2005).
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages1
Edition10
Publication statusPublished - 5 May 2014

Keywords

  • mental health
  • youth justice
  • young offenders
  • child offenders
  • early intervention
  • universal services

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Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice, Finlayson, E., & Whyte, B. (2014). Mental health and youth justice. (10 ed.) University of Strathclyde.