Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: A school-based mental health literacy intervention for adolescents on knowledge and stigma. The curriculum was integrated into the province’s grade 11 and 12 “Healthy Living” courses and was delivered by teachers.

Study Results: Improved student knowledge and attitudes regarding stigma around mental health.

Reference: Milin, R., Kutcher, S., Lewis, S. P., Walker, S., Wei, Y., Ferrill, N., & Armstrong, M. A.
(2016). Impact of a mental health curriculum on knowledge and stigma among high
school students: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Academy of
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 55(5), 383-391

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars  Good