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The Sources of Strength Australia Project: A cluster randomised controlled trial of a peer-connectedness school-based program to promote help-seeking in adolescents

Calear, Alison; McCallum, Sonia M; Christensen, Helen; Mackinnon, Andrew; Nicolopoulos, Alexandra; Brewer, Jacqui; Werner-Seidler, Aliza; Morse, Alyssa Rhiannon; Kazan, Dominique; Farrer, Lou; Kampel, Laura; Batterham, Philip


Background Suicide is a significant public health problem and there is a clear need for interventions to improve help seeking for suicide and psychological distress in young people. This trial aimed to assess the effectiveness of the school-based Sources of Strength program in increasing help-seeking intentions and behaviours in adolescents. Methods A cluster, randomised controlled trial was conducted in 13 Australian secondary schools (N = 1633), with each school randomly allocated to the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Affective Disorders
DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.12.043


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