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Healthy Minds Team
General Practice Network NT
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
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.
Northern Territory Medicare Local
5 Shepherd Street
Darwin NT 0800
GPO Box 2562
Darwin NT 0801
Ph: (08) 8982 1000