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Note: this is a past research project that is now complete.
The Gatehouse Project was a research project conducted in Victorian secondary schools between 1996 and 2001. It aimed to promote health and emotional wellbeing of young people by increasing connectedness and skills for managing life's ups and downs. A systematic process for whole school change of policies, programs, practices and structures was evaluated through a randomised controlled trial. It a reduction in health risk behaviours for young people as well as system level changes within schools.
The work of the Gatehouse Project is being further developed through the
Adolescent Health and Social Environments Program (AHSEP), and national and international adaptations.
Prof George Patton for information.