The Sax Institute produces a range of publications, including: published research in peer-reviewed journals; Evidence Check Reviews, evidence summaries designed to answer specific policy questions; and a peer-reviewed public health journal Public Health Research & Practice.

Learning Resilience

Published: 31 October 2019 This review identifies evidence on the relationship between social and emotional learning skills and mental health and wellbeing in children and young people. It also identifies strategies have been effective for educators to support children and young people to build social and emotional learning skills. Social...

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Family Partnerships

Published: 31 October 2019 This review summarises what is known about how and why partnerships between families and educators help to support mental health and wellbeing. It also identifies what strategies build and maintain these partnerships. Families have one of the most important roles to play in the physical...

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Early Support

Published: 31 October 2019 This review summarises recent evidence on what programs for educators are effective in improving mental health and wellbeing for children and young people. Educators are often some of the first adults children and young people turn to when experiencing mental health issues. Knowing how and...

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Responding Together

Published: 31 October 2019 This review summarises recent evidence on the strategies that have been effective in helping educators in schools and early learning services support mental wellbeing in response to critical incidents. Critical incidents happen in every learning environment, but how educators prepare for and respond to such...

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Evidence Matters Issue 39

October 2019. What the 45 and Up Study tells us about the mental health of older Australians, data privacy, how politicians who become lobbyists can be bad for our health, and more. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to Evidence Matters

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Edition 35, October – November 2019

Latest news on hate as a public health issue public forum, liveability impact, citizen science, and two new physical activity videos. Read the full issue

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Evidence Matters Issue 38

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September 2019. A new decision support tool that could take some of the guesswork out of suicide prevention policy, gender discrepancies for heart disease, new meat recommendations and more in this edition of Evidence Matters. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to Evidence Matters

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Evidence for smoking quitlines

April 2019. Carson-Chahhoud, Kopsaftis Z, Sharrad K, Esterman A. This review examines the evidence for smoking quitlines—telephone-based services providing behavioural support for people seeking to stop smoking, and advice to family, friends and professionals who wish to support others to quit. The review aimed to understand the key components...

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Edition 34, August – September 2019

Latest news on food security in remote Aboriginal communities, two new PhD projects and a new podcast on scaling up. Read the full issue

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Evidence Matters Issue 37

August 2019. Cancer screening is in the spotlight in this edition of Evidence Matters. Plus, we talk about our $1.2m grant for research into healthy Indigenous ageing, the secret to improving community mental health, and more. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to Evidence Matters

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