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Child mental health has long been marginalised in policy and funding discussions. This Policy Brief identifies an urgent need to change this paradigm and formulate a comprehensive, sustainable and evidence-informed plan to effectively promote and improve the mental health of children and the adults they become.
Policy Brief no. 29 (PDF)
The Policy Brief series aims to stimulate informed debate about issues that affect children's health, development and wellbeing. Each issue draws on current research and evidence-informed practice and explores:
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Policy Brief is authored by experts in the field of early childhood and produced by the Centre for Community Child Health.
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The first Policy Brief "Early childhood and the lifecourse" was launched on 28 February 2006. The establishment of Policy Brief was made possible by Bhp billiton.
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