Journal article

Using Stakeholder Perceptions to Inform Future Efforts to Implement Mental Health First Aid Training in China: A Qualitative Study

Shurong Lu, Yanling He, Kendall Searle, Pilvikki Absetz, Brian Oldenburg, Nicola Reavley

FRONTIERS IN PSYCHIATRY | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2021

Abstract

Background: The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training program has been widely implemented in many high-income countries. Evidence on the adaptation of this and other similar programs in resource-constrained settings like China is very limited. This study aimed to explore the views of key stakeholders on the implementation issues and contextual factors relevant to the scale-up of MHFA in China. Methods: Informed by the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research, five implementation domains of intervention characteristics, characteristics of individuals, contextual adaptation, outer and inner setting, and implementation process were investigated through semi-structured in-depth inter..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) Grant


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) Grant (APP1142395). The funder of this study had no role in study design, data collection, data analysis, or data interpretation.