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Purdie N, Dudgeon P, Walker R
Department of Health and Ageing
This book was developed as an information source for health professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with social and emotional wellbeing and alcohol and other drug use issues. The book contains comprehensive, culturally appropriate information to educate and assist health professionals who work with Indigenous clients.
The book is divided into four parts:
Many of the book chapters were authored by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and Indigenous artwork features in various parts of the book.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
This book is appropriate for a range of health professionals who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as students studying in health-related fields. The book provides information that will assist health staff in providing culturally appopriate services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are experiencing social and emotional wellbeing issues.
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