Mental Health

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1997 Rural Health Mental Health Conference - Working Together

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 21, no. 2, March/April 1997, pp. 25-26
Description
Presents recommendations to improve the social and emotional well being in Indigenous communities in New South Wales, Australia.
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2015-16 First Nations Regional Health Survey

Alternate Title
Phase 3 First Nations Regional Health Survey
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Information Governance & Data Projects
Union of Nova Scotia Indians
Description
Presents results for adults, youth and children. Under each there are sections dealing with demographics, indicators and predictors of personal health and wellness, health care, and community health and wellness. Version 2.0.
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2015 U.S. Transgender Survey: Report on the Experiences of American Indian & Alaska Native Respondents

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Author/Creator
[Sandy E. James
Trudie Jackson
Mattee Jim]
Description
Reports responses of 319 individuals who were asked questions about family life, income nd employment, education, housing and homeless, public accommodation, harassment and violence, police interactions and prisons, health and identity documents. Related material: 2008 Survey Results.
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The Aboriginal Alcohol Problem in Townsville

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Author/Creator
Eva Kennedy
John Whop
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 1, no. 1, March 1977, pp. 57-64
Description
Describes the creation of a training program for behavioural health technicians at the Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Centre in Queensland, Australia.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide in Context

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Helen Milroy
Archives of Suicide Research, vol. 10, no. 2, April-June 2006, pp. 141-157
Description
Looks at the sharp increase in young adult male suicides from the 1980s to substantially higher levels.
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Aboriginal and Western Conceptions of Mental Health and Illness

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Adele Vukic
David Gregory
Ruth Martin-Misener
Josephine Etowa
Pimatisiwin, vol. 9, no. 1, Summer, 2011, pp. 65-86
Description
Looks at the benefit of treating mental health in Aboriginal youth with both mainstream health services and Aboriginal understandings.
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Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing (ACHH) Initiative: First Nation Community Health Video

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing (ACHH) Initiative
John R. Sylliboy
Margot Latimer
Sharon Rudderham
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 13, no. 2, Special Audiovisual Edition, 2019, p. [12]
Description
Links to short video which discusses the ACHH's research on helping healthcare professionals to understand pain and hurt from a Mi'kmaw perspective. Research done in collaboration with Artist Alan Syliboy, illustrates how participants think about and express pain. ACHH Initiative Duration 5:03
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Aboriginal Gambling and Problem Gambling: A Review

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Helen Breen
Sally Gainsbury
International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, vol. 11, no. 1, 2013, pp. 75-96
Description
Looks at strategies to protect vulnerable groups from gambling related harm.
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Aboriginal Health

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Harriet L. MacMillan
Angus B. MacMillan
David R. Offord
Jennifer L. Dingle
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 155, no. 11, December 1, 1996, pp. 1569-1578
Description
Report findings indicate that aboriginal populations have an increased risk of death from alcoholism, homicide, suicide and pneumonia.
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Aboriginal Health in the Aftermath of Genocide: Healing and Reconciliation after the Indian Residential Schools Experience in Canada

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
David B. MacDonald
Description
Looks at a claim concerning the violation of the United Nations Genocide Convention in the Indian Residential Schools system, some of the effects of genocide on survivors and their families, and concludes by suggesting ways to move forward. Article located by scrolling down page.
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Aboriginal Health: Social & Cultural Transitions Conference

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Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 6, November/December 1995, pp. 15-17
Description
Reviews presentations at the Aboriginal Health: Social and Cultural Transitions Conference held Sept 28-30 at the Northern Territory University in Darwin.
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The Aboriginal Health Worker Under Stress

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Author/Creator
Cyril Coaby
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 8, no. 3, September 1984, pp. 3-8
Description
Discusses the impacts, causes and offers solutions for reducing levels of stress among Australian Aboriginal health workers.
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Aboriginal Maori and Inuit Youth Suicide: Avenues to Alleviation?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Colin Tatz
Australian Aboriginal Studies, no. 2, 2004, pp. 15-25
Description
Contends that there is a need for development of a different model for suicide alleviation for the Aborigines, Maori and Inuit in Australia, New Zealand and Nunavut.
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Aboriginal Mental Health

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Author/Creator
Cyril Coaby
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 5, no. 3, September 1981, pp. 9-12
Description
Argues that the causes, not effects of alcohol abuse need to be looked at as well as mental health.
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Aboriginal Mental Health

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Author/Creator
Cyril Coaby
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 21-27
Description
Looks at how historical past practices have effected the mental health of Aboriginal people .
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Aboriginal Mental Health

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Author/Creator
Cyril Coaby
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 5, no. 1, March 1981, pp. 13-15
Description
Author argues that most neglected part of Australian Aboriginal health is mental health and that alcohol abuse is rooted in the rapid changes in Aboriginal society.
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Aboriginal Mental Health Awareness: An Overview

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Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 16, no. 6, November/December 1992, pp. 14-17
Description
Describes different mental health illnesses and treatments for Aboriginal patients.
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Aboriginal Mental Health Awareness: An Overview - Part 2

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Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 17, no. 1, January/February 1993, pp. 8-10
Description
Discusses the need for health workers to have mental health education in order to meet the needs of Aboriginal clients.
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Aboriginal Mental Health Awareness: An Overview - Part Six Signs and Times

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Author/Creator
Ernest Hunter
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 17, no. 5, September/October 1993, pp. 13-19
Description
Looks at important symptoms for common mental health problems at different ages. The first groups deals with behaviours or problems with normal behaviour and the second group deals with behaviours that are abnormal.
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Aboriginal Mental Health - For Health Workers

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Author/Creator
Cliff Fua
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 41-42
Description
Study shows a sizable gap between health status of Aboriginal people in Australia and non-Aboriginals and inappropriate treatment especially regarding mental health.
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Aboriginal Mental Health: The Early Years

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Author/Creator
Cyril Hennessy
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 20, no. 2, 1996, pp. 26-28
Description
Author relates his personal experiences with alcohol and working as a probation and parole officer.
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Aboriginal Mental Health: the Early Years

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Author/Creator
Cyril Hennessy
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 30, no. 2, March/April 2006, pp. 23-24
Description
Probation and parole officer discusses his early involvement in mental health and the obstacles faced developing Aboriginal health services.
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