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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Stayin' strong: bipolar disorder (2011)

Author

Brisbane Indigenous Media Association

Publisher

Brisbane Indigenous Media Association

City

Brisbane

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This radio program provides information on bipolar disorder for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland. In this program a spokesperson from SANE Australia describes the symptoms of bipolar disorder and the importance of being aware of the warning signs of suicide - a common symptom of bipolar disorder. Information is also provided on where people can go to access help and information. The radio program runs for 1 minute and 59 seconds.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

The information in this radio program provides a good introduction to bipolar disorder. It would be helpful information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have bipolar disorder, as well as those who have family or friends with bipolar disorder. Health workers could let clients and their families know how to access the radio program or the program could be downloaded at health service sites for clients to access.

Contact details

BIMA Projects
2 Ambleside Street
West End Qld 4101

Links

 
Last updated: 7 February 2012
 
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