Social and emotional wellbeing

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people consider health to be holistic, and that physical health is affected by the social, emotional and cultural wellbeing of both individuals and the broader community. In particular, the negative impacts of the post-colonial experience on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has shown strong correlations with unhealthy lifestyles, leading directly to physical illnesses.

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Art | Culture | Empowerment | History | Indigenous Knowledge | Mental Health | Racism | Resilience | Spirituality | Substance Use | Suicide

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Created: 28 May 2012 - Updated: 05 September 2016