Beasts of burden or organised cooperation: the story of a mental health team in remote, Indigenous Australia

Hunter, Ernest, Onnis, Leigh-Ann, Santhanam-Martin, Radhika, Skalicky, Judy, Gynther, Bruce, and Dyer, Geraldine (2013) Beasts of burden or organised cooperation: the story of a mental health team in remote, Indigenous Australia. Australasian Psychiatry, 21 (6). pp. 572-577.

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Abstract

Objective: This paper aims to describe the growth of a regionally-based mental health team providing services to remote Indigenous communities in far north Queensland.

Conclusions: By drawing on their experience, the authors are able to identify factors supporting the development and sustained capacity of integrated mental health teams, working in challenging remote settings.

Item ID: 32620
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Aboriginal, Australia, Indigenous Australians, history, Indigenous population, mental health, Remote Area Mental Health Service, rural care, Torres Strait Islander
ISSN: 1440-1665
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2014 00:38
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111714 Mental Health @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9203 Indigenous Health > 920399 Indigenous Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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