Atkinson, D. (2017). Considerations for Indigenous child and youth population mental health promotion in Canada. Canada: National Collaborating Centres for Public Health.
This resource is part of a collection developed by the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health specifically to advance population mental health promotion for children and youth. It is a recent resource on the important concepts of mental health promotion and how they apply to Indigenous peoples. It includes eight characteristics of successful mental health promotion initiatives in Indigenous communities and provides examples of successful programs.
Potential use for MHP-IF projects
This resource provides important guidance for projects and the MHP-IF overall. It provides helpful connections to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations and specific actions that can be taken.