To safeguard child and adolescent mental well-being, it is important to create social environments that offer protective factors for mental health and limit exposure to risk factors for mental disorders. Good relationships in the home, school and neighbourhood play a part in ensuring that young people can develop social competence and contribute to cohesive societies. Social approaches are essential in promoting the mental well-being of young people and supporting the reduction of inequities in adolescence and adulthood.
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