Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Fact Sheets

In this fact sheet we present a series of paintings which make up a framework called the Dance of Life. This framework was developed by Professor Helen Milroy. 

This fact sheet describes a key community-led outcome of the National Empowerment Project; the Cultural, Social and Emotional Wellbeing Program.

In this fact sheet some of the principles, domains, and determinants related to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives of Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) are presented within a holistic framework. 

TIMHWB Empowering the Workforce stream aims to empower the mental health workforce to deliver culturally safe and responsive care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. In this fact sheet, several current and upcoming projects within Empowering the Workforce are presented, including current psychology workforce numbers.

This fact sheet has been developed in partnership with child and adolescent psychiatrist Prof Helen Milroy to help increase awareness and understanding of intergenerational trauma. It has been designed to be used in conjunction with the Healing Foundation’s Intergenerational Trauma animation.