KDE Hub Mental Health Promotion for Children and Youth (July 2021). Hub Tool: Selected Frameworks for Mental Health Promotion Worldviews and Concepts. Waterloo, Ontario: Knowledge Development and Exchange Hub, Renison University College, University of Waterloo.
This tool contains a select curation of frameworks for promoting (mental) health and health equity, especially for populations of interest within the Mental Health Promotion Innovation Fund. Links for each framework are provided, along with a description, and suggestions for potential use.
For project teams with a focus on mental health promotion who are initiating or reviewing their intervention approaches and research and evaluation plans. These frameworks may help situate mental health promotion worldviews and concepts, gain a deeper understanding of context (e.g., as part of situation analysis), enhance intervention equity and culturally safety, and inform intervention approaches and study protocols.