National Action Plan for Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental Health 2000: a Joint Commonwealth, State and Territory Initiative Under the Second National Mental Health Plan
Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care
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.