Mental health

Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disabilities in the criminal justice system

This project addresses the high over-representations of Indigenous persons with mental health and cognitive disabilities in Australian criminal justice systems.

Developing a Service Integration Toolkit to improve the quality of adolescent mental health promotion services in Cape York: A program of mixed methods research

Services can benefit from stronger integration to seamlessly meet the mental health needs of Indigenous adolescents.

Assessing the health needs of older Indigenous Australians living in the Kimberley

This study was designed to address the need for accurate assessment of the health care needs of older Indigenous people, particularly in remote regions of Australia.

“That makes all the difference”: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health-seeking on social media

Professor Bronwyn Carlson is an Aboriginal woman who was born on and lives on D'harawal Country in NSW Australia

Cannabis and mental health in Cape York Aboriginal communities

High rates of cannabis use and dependence are key factors contributing to the high mental health burden in Indigenous Australians.

Strengthening social and emotional wellbeing of Australian Aboriginal people

In Australia, there is little empirical research of the racial identity of Indigenous children and youth as the majority of the current literature focuses on adults.

Longitudinal study of the health of urban Aboriginal youth

European colonisation had a devastating effect on the health and well-being of indigenous people in Australia.

Enhancing Mental Health in Aboriginal Children

The poor health, academic, and mental health functioning of Aboriginal children is one of Australia's major public health problems.

An Empirical Model of Aboriginal Mental Health

The poor health, academic, and mental health functioning of Aboriginal children is one of Australia's major public health problems.

Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women perpetrators of violence: a trial of a prison-based intervention (Beyond Violence)

The proposed study will be the first of its kind in Australia to test a violence prevention program (Beyond Violence) targeting mental health, substance use and violence among incarcerated female o