Cultural engagement can break down barriers

Key recommendations included self-determination in mental health care provision in a holistic framework; that these are integral to one another and integral to their social and emotional wellbeing.

The findings emphasised the need for data and information systems to track need and progress; workforce development and education; research and evaluation and specific clinical programs addressing the severe and prevalent mental health issues.

Recommendations also emphasised the great importance of children’s needs, in particular the damaging role of