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Tinghog, Mimmi Eriksson – Health Education, 2013
Purpose: The aim of this study is to examine the rarely heard opinions of participants in alcohol educations--in this case, employees at three workplaces. What opinions were found in relation to the initiative, its content and effects, and what are the underlying notions from which these opinions derive? Design/methodology/approach: The study…
Descriptors: Health Education, Alcohol Education, Employee Attitudes, Work Environment
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Woodall, James – Health Education, 2012
Purpose: There is a strong political imperative to regard the prison as a key social setting for health promotion, but evidence indicates that drug misuse continues to be a significant issue for many prisoners. This paper aims to examine the social and environmental factors within the setting that influence individuals' drug taking.…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Correctional Institutions, Focus Groups, Drug Use
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Moore, Ann; Parahoo, Kader; Fleming, Paul – Health Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore managers' understanding of workplace health promotion (WHP) and experiences of WHP activity within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in a Health and Social Care Trust area of Northern Ireland. The paper aims to focus on engagement with activities within the context of prevention of…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Environmental Education, Small Businesses, Foreign Countries
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Argyle, Elaine; Bolton, Gillie – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: Drawing on literature and the evaluation of a UK community Arts in Health project, this article aims first to demonstrate that, in spite of the common association in mental health practice between art and the use of psychotherapeutic techniques, involvement in art creation can, in itself, have a sustained and positive impact on the mental…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Art Therapy, Psychotherapy, Mental Health Programs