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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Social and emotional wellbeing for Indigenous media and programs (2010)

Author

Mindframe Media and Mental Health Project

Publisher

Mindframe

City

Canberra

Type

Factsheet

 

Description

This two page factsheet was produced as a guide for the Indigenous media on the appropriate reporting of social and emotional wellbeing. It presents facts and statistics on mental illness in the Australian total population and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population. The factsheet also lists several issues to consider when reporting on mental illness and related issues, such as privacy, language, and stereotypes. The factsheet also contains contact information for support services.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

The information contained in this factsheet should be used as a general reference by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media industry when producing media or programs containing social and emotional wellbeing content.

Contact details

Hunter Institute of Mental Health
Ph: (02) 4924 6904
Fax: (02) 4924 6909
Email: mindframe@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

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Last updated: 30 May 2013
 
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