Mental Wealth

Pat McGorry
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Mental Wealth

Published

1 March 2020

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9780522875782

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198mm x 129mm

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Melbourne University Press

Mental Wealth

Pat McGorry
Patrick McGorry has transformed the lives of thousands of young people through early intervention and a holistic approach to mental health care. Here is his plan for mental wealth for all Australians Now he wants to ensure that all Australians have every chance for a fulfilling and mentally healthy life, crucially supported by stigma-free access to humane and effective mental health care. What would it mean for all of us to have a mentally healthy life? How powerful would the impact be of stigma-free access to humane and effective mental health care? Australia has been a major innovator for mental illness we have not made this part of the universal fabric of society. How can we tackle the major risks and build the strengths needed to prevent mental illness? What kind of social and health system reforms and investments are needed to build and secure the mental wealth of Australia?…
Patrick McGorry has transformed the lives of thousands of young people through early intervention and a holistic approach to mental health care. Here is his plan for mental wealth for all Australians. Now he wants to ensure that all Australians have every chance for a fulfilling and mentally healthy life, crucially supported by stigma-free access to humane and effective mental health care. What would it mean for all of us to have a mentally healthy life? How powerful would the impact be of stigma-free access to humane and effective mental health care? Australia has been a major innovator for mental illness we have not made this part of the universal fabric of society. How can we tackle the major risks and build the strengths needed to prevent mental illness? What kind of social and health system reforms and investments are needed to build and secure the mental wealth of Australia? In Mental Wealth McGorry provides the way forward for all Australians to do better

Pat McGorry

Professor Patrick McGorry is the executive director of Orygen, Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, and a founding director of headspace. McGorry has published over 700 papers, edited eight books, and is editor-in-chief of Early Intervention in Psychiatry. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science. He was also the 2010…

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