A multipronged approach recognizes mental health and psychosocial wellbeing needs to be supported by the context and structures individuals and communities are located within. Multipronged approaches bring together different elements to offer comprehensive and creative solutions to support mental health and psychosocial wellbeing within communities. These approaches recognize positive and negative factors impacting individuals and communities’ mental health and psychosocial wellbeing.
Multipronged approaches can offer:
- Reduced stigma of mental health
- Establish systems of support
- Promote resilience
- Social integration and belonging
- Long-term community based solutions