Violence is behaviour causing harm by the use of force. The World Health Organization (WHO) divides violence into three-sub types which include self-directed violence, interpersonal violence and collective violence. Exposure to violence can have a lasting impact on a person’s physical, mental and emotional health. Violence has been linked to an increased risk of substance abuse, mental illness, as well as chronic and infectious diseases.
PHO Rounds: Visiting Speaker - Integrating Healthy Eating and Mental Health Promotion into Public Health Practice
The presentation highlights current best practices and systems approaches, examples of comprehensive strategies that foster both healthy eating and mental health promotion that are applicable to public health practice.