Mental health and youth justice

Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice; Finlayson, Ed and Whyte, Bill. (2014) Mental health and youth justice. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

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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).