Towards Flourishing Resources


Towards Flourishing Summary Reports

Towards Flourishing Strategy Overview (PDF)

Towards Flourishing Network Analysis (PDF)

Towards Flourishing Training Evaluation (PDF)

Towards Flourishing Everyday Strategies (PDF)

Towards Flourishing Enhanced Mental Health Screen (PDF)

Towards Flourishing for All (PDF)

Towards Flourishing with Immigrant and Refugee Families (PDF)

Towards Flourishing for Parent Groups (PDF)

Mental Health Promotion & Well-Being for First Nations Families: Exploring Cultural Relevance and Meaning (PDF)


Families First

Learn about Manitoba’s Families First Program (PDF)


Towards Flourishing Program’s Outreach

Map of the Towards Flourishing Program’s outreach in Manitoba (PDF)


Further Readings     

Adlaf, E.M., Begin, P., & Sawka, E. (Eds.). (2005). Canadian Addiction Survey (CAS): A national survey of Canadians’ use of alcohol and other drugs: Prevalence of use and related harms: Detailed report.Ottawa: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.

American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth edition, text revision).

Barankin, T., & Khanlou, N. (2007). Growing Up Resilient: Ways to build resilience in children and youth. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Barry, M.M. & Jenkins, R. (2007). Implementing Mental Health Promotion. Philadelphia, PA:
Elsevier Limited.

Best Start Resource Centre, (2009). Creating Circles of Support for Pregnant Women and New Parents: A manual for service providers supporting women’s mental health in pregnancy and postpartum.Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Author.

Best Start Resource Centre, (2009). Giving Birth in a New Land: Strategies for Service Providers Working with Newcomers. Toronto: Best Start Resource Centre.

British Columbia Perinatal Health Program, (2009). Celebrating the Circle of Life Coming back to Balance and Harmony: An Aboriginal guide to emotional health in pregnancy and early motherhood: for women and their families. Vancouver, B.C.

Burton, C.M. and King, L. (2009). The health benefits of writing about positive experiences: The role of broadened cognition. Psychology and Health 24(8): 867.

Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health, (2007). Mental Health Literacy in Canada: PhaseOne Report Mental Health Literacy Project.

Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH), (2008). National Integrated Framework for Enhancing Mental Health Literacy in Canada.Keleher, H. & Armstrong, R. (2005).

Evidence-based mental health promotion resource, Report for the Department of Human Services and VicHealth, Melbourne.

Keyes, C. L. M. (1998). Social well-being. Social Psychology Quarterly, 61(2), 121-140.

Keyes, C. L. M. (2002). The Mental Health Continuum: From Languishing to Flourishing in Life, Journal of Health and Social Behaviour, 43, 207-222.

Keyes, C. L. M. (2007). Promoting and Protecting Mental Health as Flourishing A Complementary Strategy for Improving National Mental Health, American Psychologist.

Keyes, C. L. M., Wissing, M., Potgieter, J P., Temane, M., Kruger, A., & van Rooy, S. (2008). Evaluation of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form (MHC-SF) in Setswana-speaking South Africans. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 15, 181-192.

Kirmayer, L.J., Sehdev, M., Whitley, R., Dandeneau, S., Isaac, C. (2009). Community Resilience: Models, Metaphors and Measures. Journal de la sante autochtone, November 2009, 62-117.

Klinic Community Health Centre, (2008). The Trauma-informed Toolkit: a resource for service organizations and providers to deliver services that are trauma-informed.

Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, (2004). Mental Illness in Manitoba: A Guide for RHA Planners.(Winnipeg, Canada).
Norman, E., Sherburn, M., Osborne, R.H., & Galea, M.P. (2010). An Exercise and Education Program Improves Well-being of New Mothers: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Physical Therapy, 90(3): 348-355.

O’Hara, M., & Swain, A. (1996). Rates and risk of postpartum depression-a meta-analysis. International Review of Psychiatry, 8, 37-54.

Public Health Agency of Canada, (2006). The Human Face of Mental Health and Mental IllnessU.S. Public Health Service (2000). Report of the Surgeon General’s Conference on Children’s Mental Health:A National Action Agenda. Washington, D.C.; Department of Health and Human Services.

Westerhof, G. J., & Keyes, C.L.M. (2009). Mental Illness and Mental Health: The Two Continua Model Across the Lifespan, Journal of Adult Development. doi 10.1007/s10804-009-9082-y.

Weissberg, R.P., Caplan, M. & Harwood, L. (1991). Promoting competent young people in competence enhancing environments: a systems-based perspective on primary prevention. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 59(6):830-841.

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (2007). Health Behaviour Change Participant Workbook
(Winnipeg, Canada).

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, (2010). A Culture of Well-Being: Supporting the Emotional Wellness and Mental Health Needs of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit People (Winnipeg, Canada).

World Health Organization. (2001) Mental Health: New Understanding, New Hope. The World Health Report 2001.

World Health Organization, Mental Health: Strengthening Mental Health Promotion, Fact Sheet No. 220,(Geneva, Switzerland: WHO, 2001), p.1