WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development

A database of resources covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development

The National Youth Policy

National Centre for Youth Development, Ministry of Education, Youth & Culture Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Jamaica 31 December 2003 Guidelines child and adolescent, child and adolescent mental health, equality

This translation feature uses a third-party service. Please be advised that the machine-translated content may not be accurate. Translation only applies to this page and is not available for downloaded files or external links.

Print

Description

The National Youth Policy serves to facilitate the development of an environment that optimizes the potential of each young Jamaican. Specifically, the Policy seeks to define a common vision and framework for youth development, articulate the roles and responsibilities of youth in their personal and national development and serve as a tool for advocating youth development issues.

One of the main goals with the policy regards health:

"To foster an environment where young people embrace healthy lifestyles and enjoy optimum
physical and mental health."

Content

National Youth Policy
English, 854.2 kB pdf

WHO collates and provides external links to resources focusing on mental health, disability, general health, human rights and development but does not specifically endorse particular laws, policies, plans or other documents from countries or organisations. WHO also does not warrant that the information in this record is correct or refers to the most up-to-date version. Please read the site disclaimer for further details. If this record contains an error or is outdated, please notify us.