This Evidence Check examines the effectiveness of school-based programs targeting the prevention of, or early intervention in, mental health problems in children and adolescents. It recommends: single-element prevention programs for all students; systematic identification of ‘at-risk’ students; better access to mental health services; and forging stronger linkages between schools and health services.


Christensen H, Calear A, Tait R, Gosling J, Griffiths K, Murray K.

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