A review of engagement of Indigenous Australians within mental health and substance abuse services

@article{Berry2009ARO,
  title={A review of engagement of Indigenous Australians within mental health and substance abuse services},
  author={Stacey L. Berry and Trevor Patrick Crowe},
  journal={Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={16 - 27}
}
Abstract Substance misuse is a significant issue in Australia, and a large proportion of individuals with substance misuse disorders have co-existing mental health disorders. There is evidence that Indigenous Australians are more likely than non-Indigenous Australians to experience the adverse effects of alcohol consumption, and that mental health disorders are more prevalent in Indigenous communities than non-Indigenous communities. Indigenous Australians currently do not access mental health… Expand
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