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Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Working with Aboriginal Communities for Improved Health in Mid-western NSW

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal
Volume 31 Issue 3 (May/June 2007)

Abstract: A study exploring comorbidity relating to Indigenous people in the rural and remote areas of the former Mid Western Area Health Service is presented. Comorbidity issues continue to be a major problem within the Aboriginal communities and there is a need to develop the skills and capacity of health servies to address these issues in a culturally friendly way.

To cite this article: Toomey, Tyrone. Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Working with Aboriginal Communities for Improved Health in Mid-western NSW [online]. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, Vol. 31, No. 3, May/June 2007: 13-18. Availability: <http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=955609970695549;res=IELFSC> ISSN: 1037-3403. [cited 10 Dec 16].

Personal Author: Toomey, Tyrone; Source: Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, Vol. 31, No. 3, May/June 2007: 13-18 Document Type: Journal Article ISSN: 1037-3403 Subject: Aboriginal Australians--Health and hygiene; Aboriginal Australians--Services for; Aboriginal Australians--Psychology; Peer Reviewed: Yes Affiliation: (1) Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health Orange, University of Newcastle

Database: Families & Society Collection