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Indigenous AOD Workers' Wellbeing Resources

Considering Models of Practice: Challenges Faced by the Bush Support Service in Developing Service Delivery to Support Remote Area Aboriginal Workers in Health

Type: Conference Presentation
Author: Millard, M., & Wilson, A.
Publisher: 11th National Rural Health Conference, 13-16 March, Perth.
Year: 2011

The Bush Support Service (BSS) is a 24 hour, 7 day a week telephone counselling service that provides debriefing and support to remote area health workers and their families. This presentation highlights various issues faced by Indigenous health workers in remote areas and reflects on organisational efforts to address them and provide support.

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