Behavioral health promotion consists of strengthening the determinants of mental wellness: creating social-emotional competence early in life, strengthening an individual’s skills and ability to cope with adversity and building healthy communities. Promoting healthy environments, norms and behaviors, rather than delaying intervention until there is development of full-blown disease states is the most cost-effective approach.
Behavioral health promotion serves the Triple Aim: better health, better health care, and lower costs. Behavioral health promotion plays a pivotal role in the prevention of both physical and mental disease and chronic disorders. To learn more click The Significance of Behavioral Health.