About this resource
This collection of programmes, resources, research and case studies was created by an extensive Australian research and development project known as MindMatters Plus. This initiative was funded federally through the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA). Click here to read more about MindMatters Plus.
|Index of programs and resources
|This Index provides summary details about a wide range of programs and resources that support the mental health and well-being of young people.
|Effective School Case Management
|This resource offers a comprehensive model of case management around secondary students with high support needs in the area of mental health.
|Positive engagement assists a student to develop the human connections and resilience that reduces the risk of developing later mental health problems.
|How do we know who needs additional support? As a means of assisting young people to cope, schools can provide prevention and early intervention programs.
|Provision of counselling services via the internet is becoming more accepted. If a student can access the school counsellor via a chat room, they may be more willing to seek help.
|Student / Staff Connection
|For members of a school's staff or others interested in strengthening a school's capacity to help students connect to secondary school and/or student support.
|Care - a whole school approach
|Towards a whole school approach to pastoral care: a proposed framework
The MindMatters Plus initiative was funded by the
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.