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Aboriginal youth mental health partnership



The Aboriginal youth mental health partnership was a collaborative project funded by the Department of Human Services (SA). The project focused on providing appropriate mental health support and services for young Indigenous people involved in, or at risk of involvement in, the juvenile justice system.

The project was evaluated in 2003.


Department of Health, SA
Citi Centre Building
11 Hindmarsh Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Ph: (08) 8226 6000
Fax: (08) 8226 6899

Evaluated publications

Dobson I, Darling K (2003)

Aboriginal youth mental health partnership project: evaluation report.

Port Adelaide, SA: Department of Human Services Mental Health Unit & Aboriginal Services Division

This report details an evaluation of the Aboriginal youth mental health partnership project for young Indigenous people who are involved in, or who are at high risk of becoming involved in, the juvenile justice system, and for whom concerns exist regarding their mental health and/or emotional wellbeing.

The initial objectives of the project were to:

The evaluation details the analysis of the key learning from the first three years with recommendations for future development.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract


Last updated: 19 June 2013
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