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Journal of Public Mental Health (JPMH) focuses on the research, policy and practice that put mental well-being at the heart of the public health agenda.

ISSN: 1746-5729
eISSN: 1746-5729

Aims and scope

Journal of Public Mental Health invites papers on research, practice and policy. Original papers from any region of the world are welcome. We recognise that public mental health is a multi-disciplinary field and welcome submissions from health disciplines, social sciences, psychology, public policy and beyond. 

Papers can cover the social, economic and commercial causes of public mental health. We are interested in papers that explore the impact of policies, practice or interventions on the community. 



"We found your publication [Journal of Public Mental Health] to be of high quality according to our standards. Your articles are very well-cited in the literature. You also have an outstanding editorial board. ..Overall, you are to be congratulated on a first-rate journal.”

- Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB)

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This journal is aligned with our healthier lives goal

We understand the importance of a world that recognises and protects the most vulnerable and acknowledges the importance of a healthy mind as well as a healthy body.

SDG 1 No poverty
SDG 2 Zero hunger
SDG 3 Good health & well-being
SDG 6 Clean water & sanitation
SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
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