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The purpose of this chapter is to explore the association between resilience and wellbeing based on evidence from the 'Asia-Pacific Resilient Children and Communities? Project. The main research findings derived from the study were: (1) low resilience scores predispose individuals to mental health risks; and, (2) an intervention programme using a holistic school approach to promote resilience factors such as self-esteem/efficacy, school connectedness and persol integrity significantly promoted student wellbeing and prevented mental health problems.