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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Wurli-Wurlinjang wellbeing unit

 

Overview

The Wurli-Wurlinjang wellbeing unit provides a holistic and culturally appropriate counselling, therapeutic treatment and support service that strengthens the social and emotional wellbeing of Indigenous people in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory.

The wellbeing unit provides counselling and support to assist Indigenous people to deal with unresolved grief and loss, domestic violence, removal from family, substance misuse, family breakdown, cultural dislocation, racism and discrimination, social disadvantage, sexual abuse, trauma, depression, poverty, and intergenerational consequences of removal policies.

The programs offered by the unit include:

The unit is a part of the Wurli-Wurlijang Health Service and operates out of a dedicated wellbeing office, but also conducts services at the StrongBala male health facility, at home, or at other arranged appropriate places.

Abstract adapted from the Wurli-Wurlijang Health Service

Contacts

Wurli-Wurlinjang wellbeing unit
9 Third Street
Katherine NT 0850
Ph: (08) 8971 2716
Fax: (08) 8971 2784
Email: wellbeing@wurli.org.au

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Last updated: 19 November 2013
 
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