Manual of Resources for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention

Living History – Walgett NSW

Aunty Anne Dennis joins the dots between the decimation of Aboriginal culture, and the impact of grief and trauma on Aboriginal people’s day-to-day lives. She talks about improving social and emotional wellbeing by reintroducing cultural knowledge back into young people’s lives.

Source: Desert Pea Media

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The Break It Down video project, with youth in North Queensland, includes original music and stories of cultural connection from five communities. All the videos are also available through the Hitnet kiosk and wifi service for remote communities which may not have regular internet access. Break It Down is a project of North Queensland Primary Health Network, with Desert Pea Media. Music video featuring the Kuranda KDA Crew of young people from the Djabuganydji community of Kuranda.

The Break It Down video project, with youth in North Queensland, includes original music and stories of cultural connection from five communities. All the videos are also available through the Hitnet kiosk and wifi service for remote communities which may not have regular internet access. Break It Down is a project of North Queensland Primary Health Network, with Desert Pea Media. Short film featuring a grandmother teaching her granddaughter her traditional language.

This short checklist can help people think about when to seek help. Source: Menzies School of Health Research Aboriginal and Islander Mental Health Initiative (AimHi)

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