Evaluation of Mental Health First Aid training with members of the Vietnamese community in Melbourne, Australia

@article{Minas2009EvaluationOM,
  title={Evaluation of Mental Health First Aid training with members of the Vietnamese community in Melbourne, Australia},
  author={Harry Iraklis Minas and Erminia Colucci and Anthony F Jorm},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health Systems},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={19 - 19}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this project was to investigate in members of the Vietnamese community in Melbourne the impact of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training on attitudes to people with mental illness and on knowledge about mental disorders. Our hypotheses were that at the end of the training participants would have increased knowledge of mental disorders and their treatments, and decreased negative attitudes towards people with mental disorders. METHODS Respondents were 114 participants in… CONTINUE READING

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