Teachers and Sports Coaches supporting young peoples mental health: Promotion Prevention and Early Intervention

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Young people have a high prevalence of mental health problems, yet tend not to seek help. Trusted adults in young peopleâ¿¿s lives, such as teachers and sports coaches, can make a major positive contribution to the mental health of young people. Teachers and sports coaches may be in a position to be effective in supporting young peopleâ¿¿s mental health through promotion, prevention and early intervention.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)489-494
Number of pages6
JournalWorld Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Volume66
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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