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Evidence-based mental health promotion resource (2005)

Author

Keleher H, Armstrong R

City

Melbourne

Type

Report

Institution

Victorian Government Department of Human Services

 

Description

This report presents an overview of both national and international evidence on the promotion of mental health and wellbeing. The aim of the overview is to contribute to the advancement of policy, research and practice responses to the promotion of mental health across Victoria. The evidence for each topic; social connectedness, violence and discrimination and economic participation is presented as follows:

The resource is not Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander specific but does acknowledge the importance of mental health and wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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When to use this resource

This resource was developed to assist practitioners as they plan, implement and evaluate mental health promotion programs across Victoria. It provides an evidence base for the mental health promtion programs currently available and a foundation for the development of future programs.

Contact details

Associate Professor Helen Keleher
Rebecca Armstrong
School of Health and Social Development
Deakin University
Burwood VIC 3127

Public Health Group
Victorian Government Department of Human Services
Melbourne VIC

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Last updated: 6 December 2011
 
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