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Staying strong stories : stories from Aboriginal people about what keeps them strong (2012)

Author

Howard D

Publisher

Phoenix Consulting

City

Darwin

Type

Booklet

 

Description

This booklet contains 14 stories that were told by Aboriginal people on how they keep strong. The aim of the booklet is to provide Aboriginal people with support, guidance, and inspiration to overcome the various life challenges they might be experiencing. The stories in the booklet discuss the benefits of family, country, culture, friends, and health professionals in helping to keep strong. The booklet also encourages the reader to identify the things that make them feel good, and the things that make them feel bad, as well as write their own keeping strong story. The booklet includes artwork and text that is culturally appropriate for an Aboriginal audience.

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When to use this resource

Aboriginal people who are experiencing troubles could use the information in this booklet to help keep themselves strong. Mental health professionals could pass on the booklet to their Aboriginal clients, or encourage their clients to use some of the coping strategies described in the stories.

Contact details

Phoenix Consulting
PO Box 793
Nightcliff NT 0814
Ph: (08) 8948 4444
Fax: (08) 8948 3838
Email: damien@phoenixconsulting.com.au

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Last updated: 2 April 2014
 
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