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Action Steps for Improving Women's Mental Health

women's mental health thumbnailAuthor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Published: May 1, 2009
Paperback: 64 pages
Language: English

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Description: A report that brings together the most recent research, resources, products, and tools on mental health issues in women and explores the role gender plays in diagnosing, treating, and coping with mental illness. It also points to resilience and social support systems as key factors in overcoming mental illness.

The report outlines specific action steps for policy-makers, health care providers, researchers, and others to take in an effort to address the burden of mental illness on women's lives and increase their capacity for recovery.

Content last updated: July 16, 2012.

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