We will help everybody realise their full potential and be better able to cope with the challenges that life throws at us.
Population approaches to improving mental well-being help individuals to realise their full potential, cope with the challenges that life throws at them, work productively and contribute to their family life and communities.
Good mental well-being impacts physical as well as mental ill health and has the potential to influence related inequalities in health. Recent studies on ACEs have shown the relationship between ACEs and their potential impact in adult life. They have also highlighted the factors that build resilience (reduce the impact of ACEs) for individuals and communities. Resilience is a key component of mental well-being.
By 2030 we want Wales to have:
- a population that knows how to support their own and their families' mental well-being
- a society that supports everyone to be mentally healthy
- citizens with greater resilience
- a greater population level of mental well-being
By 2030, we will: