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What a Society Designed for Well-Being Looks Like

This article surveys the socioeconomic factors that can lead or contribute to detriments to mental health. In a discussion of solutions to these factors, Green cites the Democracy Collaborative’s many strategies and models that would enhance economic justice. 

Publication date: 2018-09-11
Parent publication: YES! Magazine
Publication URL: https://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/mental-health/what-a-society-design-for-well-being-looks-like-20180912

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