Health promotion and prevention
Read these guidelines, published by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and Toronto Public Health, that provides health and social service providers with current evidence-based approaches in the application of mental health promotion concepts and principles for refugees.
View this article that highlights and discusses 8 characteristics that preventive mental health interventions should address to meet the needs of refugee families.
View this comprehensive presentation developed by the Hong Fook Mental Health Association.
View this Canadian Mental Health Association’s website that provides foundational information on mental health promotion including key concepts, myths, and applications.
Read this literature review that focuses on mental health promotion and highlights two areas for further action: limiting stressors during the migration trajectory and treatment of past trauma.
Read this report, published by the World Health Organization, that describes key concepts, emerging evidence, and policy and practice in relation to mental health promotion.
Read this report composed of different articles, developed by the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of British Columbia that highlights the key aspects of mental health promotion for immigrants and refugees.