ConnectGroups as a health promotion organisation is committed to undertaking research, with papers being presented at both a National and State level such as the 2002 Richmond Fellowship Asia Pacific Conference and 2004 National Mental Health Conference.


Hope After Violent Crime (HAVoC) was a collaborative project between ConnectGroups, Angelhands Inc and GROW. The aim of the project was to investigate best practice support groups for victims of violent crime. Click here to read more.

Research Into GROW

Researcher Lizzie Finn has presented her PhD research into the self help model of GROW widely in Australia and overseas. Click here to read more.

Literature Review – Effectiveness of Self Help and Support Groups

Stephanie Lu examines the literature and provides evidence for the effectiveness of Self Help and Support Groups in Health Promotion and in contributing to the physical and mental wellbeing of community members. Click here to read more.