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The book is intended for staff and students and all health practitioners working in areas that support Indigenous mental health and wellbeing. Working Together offers a high quality, comprehensive examination of issues and strategies influencing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and social and...
This report uses Māori mental health data from three population surveys to highlight findings about whanaungatanga and belonging, cultural connectedness and reconnection, and cultural identity for Māori mental wellbeing.
This article argues that Aboriginal children and adolescents may face additional difficulties navigating the mental health care system in Australia, due to complex socio-cultural factors and the dearth of culturally appropriate and effective mental-health related treatment pathways.
Trauma is a pervasive and complex aspect of the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and, inevitably, a part of any conversation about mental health. It operates at an individual, collective and community level, and has historical and contemporary manifestations.
The objective of the SA Prison Health Service (SAPHS) was to design a model of care that attends to the broad needs of the Aboriginal adult prisoner population (male and female) within the nine adult prisons across South Australia.
This audit finds that NSW Health is not forming effective partnerships with Aboriginal communities to plan, design and deliver appropriate mental health services. There is limited evidence that NSW Health is using the knowledge and expertise of Aboriginal communities to guide how mental health care...
This annual report was commissioned by The Healing Foundation as the first step in their Action Plan for Healing project, supported by the Federal Government in response to the Healing Fondation's Bringing Them Home Report: 20 Years On, which was handed to Prime Minister Turnbull...
The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS) written submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. This submission is made from the perspective of an Aboriginal Community-Controlled Organisation (ACCO) providing a legal service for Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across criminal, family...
This review focuses on the available literature on cyberbullying, with a focus on research that has explored its prevalence among, and its effects on, Indigenous individuals and communities.