Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing

Vanessa Edwige, Joanna Alexi, Belle Selkirk, Pat Dudgeon. The Guardian, 2 Jun 2022


Decolonising the mental health system is part of the journey to fairer representation and culturally safe care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For this journey to be effective, we must work alongside and empower Aboriginal community controlled health services (ACCHS). Effective government partnerships and needs-based funding of these services are crucial to systemic changes in mental health.