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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Yarning about mental health manual (2007)

Author

Nagel T, Thompson C

City

Darwin

Type

Report

Institution

AIMHI Menzies School of Health Research

 

Description

This manual was developed to assist mental health practitioners working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with mental illness. The manual includes information, advice, and resources to help practitioners build relationships with their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients and provide culturally appropriate mental health care.

Some of the topics covered in the manual include:

This manual was produced by the Australian Integrated Mental Health Initiative (AIMHI) which seeks to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with mental illness.

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When to use this resource

This manual can be used to assist health professionals when working with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander clients with mental illness. The information can be used to help professionals build relationships with their clients, assess their needs, and decide on appropriate treatment and care.

Contact details

Australian Integrated Mental Health Initiative
Menzies School of Health Research
Building 58
Royal Darwin Hospital
Tiwi NT 0810
PO Box 41096
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8922 8196
Fax: (08) 8927 5187
Email: tricia.nagel@menzies.edu.au
Email: carolyn.thompson@menzies.edu.au

To order or purchase resources, contact:
Jodie Ellis (completed order forms only)
Menzies School of Health Research
PO Box 41096
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8922 6904
Fax: (08) 8927 5187
Email: Jodie.Ellis@menzies.edu.au

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Last updated: 8 November 2013
 
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