Manual of Resources for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention

Yarn-safe – Mental Health and Wellbeing

This fact sheet discusses mental health and wellbeing challenges, and how young people can look after themselves and seek support when they need it.

Source: Headspace

More Suggested Resources

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 Djabuganydji Elders describing the history of colonisation, child removal and trauma in their community, and their strength in supporting each other and Djabuganydji youth.

Podcast radio interviews with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have experienced depression, anxiety and other wellbeing challenges. Source: Brisbane Indigenous Media Association

This fact sheet looks at the stresses young people experience – including school, work and family stresses – and gives advice about seeking help. Source: Headspace

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