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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

GPNNT Aboriginal mental health worker manual: this is how we work (2010)

Author

Healthy minds team

City

Darwin

Type

Report

Institution

General Practice Network NT

 

Description

This 26-page manual was produced by the General Practice Network Northern Territory (GPNNT), and aimed to provide Aboriginal mental health workers with culturally appropriate information on addressing mental health and mental illness in the Indigenous population. The specific topics covered in the manual included:

The manual was been produced in colour and contains photographs, drawings, and diagrams to enhance its appeal and value to Aboriginal mental health workers.

The General Practice Network Northern Territory is no longer operational and thus the Aboriginal mental health worker manual is no longer accessible. The GPNNT is now known as the Northern Territory Medicare Local.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This manual was specifically developed for Aboriginal mental health workers. The manual provides valuable information on promoting mental health among Aboriginal people and how to work with Aboriginal clients with mental health issues.

Contact details

Northern Territory Medicare Local
Stuart House
5 Shepherd Street
Darwin NT 0800
GPO Box 2562
Darwin NT 0801
Ph: (08) 8982 1000
Email: reception@ntml.org.au

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Last updated: 29 July 2014
 
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