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This handbook provides guidance to practitioners and organizations interested in evaluating mental health prevention and early intervention programs.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One

    Basic Steps in Choosing an Evaluation Design

  • Chapter Two

    Evaluating Training and Educational Interventions

  • Chapter Three

    Development and Dissemination of Informational Resources

  • Chapter Four

    Helpline Operations

  • Chapter Five

    Networks and Collaborations

  • Chapter Six

    Social Marketing Campaigns

  • Chapter Seven

    Screening and Referral Services

  • Chapter Eight

    Counseling and Support

  • Chapter Nine

    Early Intervention Clinical Services

  • Chapter Ten

    Conclusion

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