Indigenous AOD Workers' Wellbeing Resources
Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice
Author: Purdie, N., Dudgeon, P., & Walker, R. (Eds).
Publisher: Commonwealth of Australia
This book was developed as an information source for health professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with social and emotional wellbeing issues. The book contains comprehensive, culturally appropriate information to educate and assist health professionals who work with Indigenous clients.
The book is divided into four parts:
- History and contexts
- Issues of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing
- Mental health practice
- Working with specific groups - models, programs, and services.
Many of the book chapters were authored by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and Indigenous artwork features in various parts of the book.