Community Mental Health is unique in that it focuses specifically on mental health at the community level. The authors carefully outline the essential skills that health professionals need in order to identify mental health concerns and develop effective programs for communities encountering symptoms of mental disorders or illness. The text includes up-to-date information about mental health issues across the lifespan, the mental health care system, prominent mental health concerns faced by many communities, as well as information about interventions and model programs. The breadth of topics related to community mental health addressed include: indicators of illness and problems, methods of prevention and promotion, evaluation, and research. Instructor Resources, including PowerPoint Presentations, a TestBank, and an Instructor Manual are available as free downloads.