CAAMA News 25-11-2019

25th Nov 2019

CAAMA News team : Kyle Dowling, Paul Wiles.

A NSW coroner has ruled against any disciplinary action for prison offers who restrained a mentally ill Aboriginal man prior to his death. Twenty six -year-old Dunghutti man David Dungay died at Sydney’s Long Bay prison hospital in December 2015 after prison guards stormed his cell and restrained him …after he refused to stop eating biscuits.

The legacy of colonization is an additional layer of trauma for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at risk of suicide or self-harm.’ .according to a new resource designed to help practitioners boost their cultural competency when treating First Nations patients…