Year: 2000 Source: Canberra, ACT: Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, 2000. 83p. SIEC No: 20010103

This document presents the revised national action plan for promotion, prevention & early intervention for mental health in Australia. The report is divided into 3 sections: background; the action plan; & priority groups. The background section discusses the need for the plan, the burden of mental disorders, the policy context, concepts & terminology, a population health approach, & evidence for promotion, prevention & early intervention. The action plan outlines the purpose, objectives, scope, structure, key strategic indicators, & evaluation. 15 different subgroups are discussed in the priority groups section.