Topics: Social and emotional wellbeing

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2016) Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Violence risk instruments may be culturally unsafe for use with Indigenous patients

Shepherd SM (2016) Violence risk instruments may be culturally unsafe for use with Indigenous patients Australasian Psychiatry; OnlineFirst: (1-3)


Aboriginal grief and loss: a review of the literature

Wynne-Jones M, Hillin A, Byers D, Stanley D, Edwige V, Brideson T1(2016) Aboriginal grief and loss: a review of the literature. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 16(3). Retrieved [access date] from http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/aboriginal-grief-and-loss-a-review-of-the-literature


Talking family healing: East Kimberley gathering report

Healing Foundation (2016) Talking family healing: East Kimberley gathering report Canberra: Healing Foundation


Addressing the health needs of Indigenous Australians through creative engagement: a case study

Sun J, Buys N (2016) Addressing the health needs of Indigenous Australians through creative engagement: a case study In: Clift S, Camic PM, eds. Oxford textbook of creative arts, health, and wellbeing: international perspectives on practice, policy and research. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press: 145-150


The Uti Kulintjaku Project: the path to clear thinking. An evaluation of an innovative, Aboriginal-led approach to developing bi-cultural understanding of mental health and wellbeing

Togni SJ (2016) The Uti Kulintjaku Project: the path to clear thinking. An evaluation of an innovative, Aboriginal-led approach to developing bi-cultural understanding of mental health and wellbeing Australian Psychologist; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ap.12243)


Improving substance abuse treatment outcomes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in rural, community-based health settings

Shakeshaft A (2016) Improving substance abuse treatment outcomes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in rural, community-based health settings Retrieved June 2016 from http://connections.edu.au/researchfocus/improving-substance-abuse-treatment-outcomes-indigenous-and-non-indigenous-australians


Royal Commission into Don Dale Youth Detention Centre, Northern Territory

The Prime Minister of Australia has announced that the Commonwealth Government will establish a Royal Commission into the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in the Northern Territory (NT).


Sexual and family violence: overcoming barriers to service access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients

Prentice K, Blair B, O’Mullan C (2016) Sexual and family violence: overcoming barriers to service access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients Australian Social Work; Latest articles: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2016.1187184)


Back to the Future: Traditional knowledge healing learning journeys

Larkin S, Hillan L1 (2016) Back to the Future: Traditional knowledge healing learning journeys. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 16(3). Retrieved [access date] from 1Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation, ph: (02) 6272 7500, email: info@healingfoundation.org.au, PO Box 4363, Kingston ACT 2604


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