Reach Out! Youth Using the Net to get Through Tough Times
Morrison M~~Nicolas J~~Sullivan C
Reach Out! is an innovative & practical Australian service that uses the Internet to help young people get through tough times. The project uses a unique approach of combining mental health promotion theories & models with website development & community participation. Process & impact evaluation incorporates both qualitative & quantitative findings. Qualitative feedback indicates the site is meeting the needs of young people & has prevented some young people from attempting suicide.