Copy of Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Areas - East Arnhem

Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) funds two full-time Aboriginal Mental Health Workers (AMHWs) within the 'Healthy Minds' mental health team staff at Ngalkanbuy Clinic Galiwin’ku, Elcho Island through Miwatj Aboriginal Health Organisation. These positions are funded to deliver culturally safe and effective mental health and wellbeing services utilising a Yolngu workforce. Planning, implementation, coordination and monitoring of the program is in partnership with Miwatj Health towards an AMHW model of practice supported by access to professional development activities. NT PHN further funds a Mental Health Nurse at Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation to provide access to Mental Health services across remote Arnhemland communities.

Contact

Principal Program Officer - MHSRRA

t 08 8982 1006 e mentalhealth@ntphn.org.au