Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice

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The editors and members of the Working Together team, Kulunga Aboriginal Research Development Unit at Telethon Kids Institute are delighted to announce the Second Edition of Working Together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice 2014 edited by Pat Dudgeon, Helen Milroy and Roz Walker.

This exciting new edition includes several new chapters that deliver an even more robust and high quality resource. It examines issues across the life course, with a greater focus on children and young people; the significant impacts of mental health in the justice system; the cultural determinants of social and emotional wellbeing and intellectual and development disabilities. It includes holistic models of care, as well as interdisciplinary and inter-professional approaches and working with carers.

It is now published and freely available online, with a hard copy now available. The book (online and hardcopy) is funded through the Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and endorsed by the Hon Senator Scullion, Minister for Indigenous Affairs.