'teen Mental Health First Aid': a description of the program and an initial evaluation
Laura M Hart, Robert J Mason, Claire M Kelly, Stefan Cvetkovski, Anthony F Jorm
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEMS | BMC | Published : 2016
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The authors would like to thank Julie Fischer for her role in assisting the evaluation program in its early stages and mentoring RJM throughout the year. We are grateful for the work and advice given by Alyssia Rossetto in developing a coding framework and analysing qualitative data. We would also like to thank Ms Betty Kitchener AM, for her role in the development of the teen MHFA program materials. Funding for this project was provided by beyondblue: The National Anxiety and Depression Initiative via an Early Career Researcher Grant awarded to LMH, and by a NHMRC Australia Fellowship awarded to AFJ. Funds for the development of program materials were provided by Mental Health First Aid Australia and the Jack Brockhoff Foundation. The team would also like to thank the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood and the Catholic Education Office Melbourne for their assistance with recruitment for this research.