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Providing the evidence base to reduce harmful AOD use in
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
This report considers suicide prevention among young Indigenous Australian populations from the perspective of Elders and community leaders in affected communities.
The report includes interviews with 31 Elders and community leaders living in 17 communities in northern Australia and addresses two primary questions:
This report was produced as a part of the Culture is life campaign which is led by Indigenous Elders and promotes community driven solutions to end Indigenous self-harm and youth suicide.
Abstract adapted from Culture is life
This book provides information on the relationship between mental health and alcohol and other drug use for the Aboriginal alcohol and other drug (AOD), and social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB) workforce. The book covers the following topics:
This book is one of three key resources produced as part of the of the Our Healing Ways project. It was developed by the Victorian Dual Diagnosis Initiative (VDDI) Education and Training Unit and funded by the Mental Health, Drugs and Regions Division of the Department of Health Victoria.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract