Mental Health Promotion Among Newcomer Female Youth : Post-Migration Experiences and Self-Esteem

@inproceedings{Beiser2002MentalHP,
  title={Mental Health Promotion Among Newcomer Female Youth : Post-Migration Experiences and Self-Esteem},
  author={Morton N M N Beiser and Ester Cole and Marlinda Freire and Ilene Hyman},
  year={2002}
}
This report describes the findings of a study that examined mental health promotion issues of newcomer female youth attending secondary school. Particular attention was paid to influences promoting or challenging the youths’ self-esteem. The study was conducted in Toronto, Ontario and was influenced by a participatory action research framework. Data were gathered through focus groups with female youth and with school educators, and in interviews with parents, and school and community health… CONTINUE READING
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