Welcome

This website is an initiative of the Australian Psychological Society with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. It is designed for those seeking to learn about ways of meeting the social and emotional wellbeing and mental health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.

Who is this website for?

Find a Health Service

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Find a Health Service

The easy-to-use 'Find a Health Service' feature allows users to search an extensive database of Indigenous-specific Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) services and programs across Australia.

Services not included in the database can be submitted for review here.

Promising Practice

Indigenous psychologists have developed a set of promising practice principles and methods useful for those seeking to develop or improve a culturally appropriate service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Examples where these principles have been put into practice are provided here.

Resources

Throughout the site, links are provided to relevant websites and useful social and emotional wellbeing and mental health resources. The 'Resources' pages include information about culturally specific tools that have been developed or adapted for use with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, plus further details of some of our promising practice examples, and more.