Mental health and indigenous university students

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Toombs, Maree and Gorman, Don. 2011. "Mental health and indigenous university students." Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal. 35 (4), pp. 22-24.
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Mental health and indigenous university students

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AuthorsToombs, Maree (Author) and Gorman, Don (Author)
Journal TitleAboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal
Journal Citation35 (4), pp. 22-24
Number of Pages3
Year2011
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
Web Address (URL)http://www.aihwj.com.au/
Abstract

In essence, the concept of mental health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is very broad. The capacity to achieve good mental wellbeing rests largely with the individual’s relationship with family and community and connection to land, as well as spiritual and physical wellness (Australia. Department of Health and Ageing 2004). Recent research into the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal students from eight universities, revealed a large number of them had a diagnosed mental health issue. This paper with explore the students’ mental health issues and their relationship to the university experience.

Keywordsindigenous mental heatlh, students, indigenous students
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020450499. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing not elsewhere classified
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Centre for Rural and Remote Area Health
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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