Some $10m from the National Tobacco Campaign will target Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with a new anti-smoking advertising campaign, Minister for Rural Health Fiona Nash announced today. 195 more words
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World Mental Health Day : Call to Implement Commission Recommendations to Close Indigenous Mental Health Gap
“We call on the Australian Government to ensure ACCHOs are funded to deliver the comprehensive and holistic model of primary health care they aspire to, with the capacity to detect and treat mental health conditions and substance use issues at an early stage. 1,209 more words
NACCHO Mental Health Week : Aboriginal communities are becoming more comfortable about discussing mental health
The other thing we don’t talk about, which is added on to that as well, and we like to think it’s dead in this country, but it’s not: is racism… 640 more words
NACCHO Mental Health Week : Time for a new deal on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health
“The National Mental Health Commission Review into mental health, released in April, called for Indigenous mental health to be made a national priority with a new ‘Closing the Gap’ mental health target and yet nearly four months later there doesn’t appear to be any progress, 1,615 more words
“The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Framework was developed to identify evidence-based priorities for the many communities, organisations and governments whose combined efforts are required to address the disparities and improve cancer outcomes for Indigenous Australians. 1,367 more words
NACCHO Health Survey News : Invite to contribute to the reform of our health system and delivering a Healthier Medicare.
“The Australian Government is inviting you to contribute to the reform of the health system and delivering a Healthier Medicare.
One of the priority areas is better supporting people with chronic and complex health conditions, including mental health conditions, through primary health care. 769 more words
These resources have been developed in partnership with The Heart Foundation, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation and Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia. 270 more words