Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Healing Song – Ngangkari from the NPY Women’s Council​

Healing Song – Ngangkari from the NPY Women’s Council What a privilege it was to listen and learn from the Ngangkari from the NPY Women’s Council, speaking at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists conference on Youth Mental Health in Mparntwe (Alice Springs) https://timhwb.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Sequence-01_1.mp4

“Australia needs to decolonise its mental health system and empower more Indigenous psychologists” – The Guardian

Australia needs to decolonise its mental health system and empower more Indigenous psychologists Vanessa Edwige, Joanna Alexi, Belle Selkirk, Pat Dudgeon. The Guardian, 2 Jun 2022 EXCERPT 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 …

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UWA leads indigenous mental health project

UWA leads indigenous mental health project 8 December 2020 EXCERPT New national accreditation standards to boost Indigenous knowledge in psychology aim to increase the number of indigenous psychology students and create a more culturally aware and responsive mental health workforce…

Helen Milroy who leads the reseach for Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing

Commissioner Professor Helen Milroy awarded the 2020 Australian Mental Health Prize – Mental Health Commission

Commissioner Professor Helen Milroy awarded the 2020 Australian Mental Health Prize Mental Health Commission News & Media 6 November 2020 EXCERPT The National Mental Health Commission (the Commission) today extended its congratulations to Commissioner Professor Helen Milroy on being awarded the prestigious Australian Mental Health Prize for 2020 jointly with Scientia Professor Gordon Parker AO, …

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Helen Milroy named finalist in national mental health award

Helen Milroy named finalist in national mental health award Written by Simone Hewett -UWA Media & PR Manager https://www.uwa.edu.au/news/article/2020/october/helen-milroy-named-finalist-in-national-mental-health-award EXCERPT The University of Western Australia’s Professor Helen Milroy is one of seven mental health champions from around the country to be selected as a finalist for the 2020 Australian Mental Health Prize. One of only …

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COVID-19: Equity and ethics in a pandemic: Indigenous perspectives

COVID-19: Equity and ethics in a pandemic: Indigenous perspectives Milroy, H. (2020). COVID-19: Equity and ethics in a pandemic: Indigenous perspectives https://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020061712163/indigenous/covid-19-equity-and-ethics-pandemic-indigenous-perspectives EXCERPT Helen Milroy highlights the impact of COVID-19 and the efforts to contain it in Indigenous communities, how it exacerbates existing vulnerabilities and disadvantages, and how we can ensure Indigenous perspectives are integrated …

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BLM - Psychologists take a stand against racism

Black Lives Matter: Psychologists take a stand against racism

Black Lives Matter: Psychologists take a stand against racism Dudgeon, P. et al., (2020) Black Lives Matter: Psychologists take a stand against racism. https://www.psychology.org.au/About-Us/What-we-do/advocacy/Position-Statements/black_lives_matter ABSTRACT The Australian Indigenous Psychologists Association (AIPA) and the Australian Psychological Society (APS) have brought together six of Australia’s peak psychology organisations to take a firm stance against racism in any …

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