Christmas ….. a stressful time for many !

15th Dec 2015

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The Turnbull coalition Government will provide immediate additional assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders at risk of self-harm by supporting a new critical response initiative over the Christmas period.

Experts warned that the risk of self-harm in Aboriginal and Islander communities peaks in December and January and the n initiative is in response to the warning from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project

Aboriginal mental health and well being consultant Adele Cox says that Xmas can be a stressful time for many of her people.