The Role of “KENALI” (Mental Health Literacy) Board Game in Increasing Mental Health Literacy Among Adolescents in Rural Areas (79547)

Session Information: Psychology and Social Psychology
Session Chair: Samita Sharma

Sunday, 26 May 2024 16:05
Session: Session 4
Room: Room 605
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation

All presentation times are UTC + 9 (Asia/Tokyo)

Mental health in adolescents needs to be a concern considering that cases of mental disorders and suicide in adolescents are increasing due to the lack of mental health literacy, including in rural areas. This research aims to increase mental health literacy among teenagers in one of the villages in Indonesia by using an educational game called "Kenali (Mental Health Literacy)" Board Game. The respondents of this research were teenagers with a total of 29 respondents. This research uses the prepost within group design method. This research uses a mental health literacy scale using the Mental Health Literacy Scale (MHLS). Data analysis used the dependent sample t-test. The results of this study showed that there was no significant difference between the pre and post test, however, the average pre-test score of 98.76 increased in the post-test to 101.38 (based on the paired samples statistics table ). This shows that Basically there is an increase in Get to know mental health literacy with KENALI Board Game, but the difference is not yet significant due to various factors, including the participants' still lack of knowledge, the need to increase the duration and intensity of the experiment to better understand the mental health literacy content in the board game.

Irma Rosalindaa, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia
Iriani Indri Hapsari, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia
Anggi Mayangsari, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia

About the Presenter(s)
Dr Iriani Indri Hapsari is a University Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer at Universitas anegeri Jakarta in Indonesia

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