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This section includes resources for health professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Our video also highlights the importance of debriefing, peer support, having professional (and cultural supervision for non-Indigenous health workers) and the necessity for self-care. The distinctions between cultural safety and cultural awareness and how both are essential to working with Indigenous people is also discussed.


CRANAplus is the peak professional body for the remote and isolated health workforce of Australia

Australian Psychology Association

Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice

The 2nd Edition. Editors: Pat Dudgeon, Helen Milroy and Roz Walker.

Book 620 pages or Downloadable Chapters

The Elders’ Report into Preventing Indigenous Self-harm & Youth Suicide.

38 page report

What works in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide prevention

InPsych Bulletin –February 2016, Vol 38, Issue 1