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AIMhi Stay Strong

The Aboriginal and Islander Mental health initiative (AIMhi) at Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies) works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers, practitioners, organisations and communities to build resilience and address healing through strengths-based approaches to wellbeing and mental health promotion and treatment. Originating from the NT, AIMhi has now expanded and providing training and resources across Australia.

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The new AIMhi Stay Strong Smartphone app

By AIMhi Stay Strong 28/07/2021

The AIMhi Stay Strong app is coming to smartphone devices on August 2nd! Find out about all the features you can expect to find to help provide wellbeing support at a distance.

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Compilation of Local Stories

By AIMhi Stay Strong 24/09/2020

Compilation of local stories, containing wellbeing messages around positive thinking, social and emotional wellbeing, support, family, culture, identity, and language.

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eMHPrac

By AIMhi Stay Strong 24/09/2020

eMHPrac has compiled a directory of Australian, evidence-based, free (or low-cost), publicly funded digital mental health programs and resources, ranging from apps, to crisis helplines, to self-guided online programs.

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3.3%
In 2016, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 3.3% of the total Australian population.
250+
There were at least 250+ Aboriginal languages spoken across the continent at the time of European colonisation.
1,090
There are 1,090 people who speak an Aboriginal language at home in the Greater Darwin region.
76
There are 76 remote communities in the NT.
88.6%
Between the 2001 and 2016 Census, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students attending secondary school increased by 88.6%.
2,950
In 2016, 2,950 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the Greater Darwin region completed year 12.
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Strong Country Strong People campaign acknowledges and pays respect to Elders, both past and present and all generations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples now and into the future as the traditional owners of this land. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of people who may have passed away.