Formation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Advisory Group

23 Dec 2011

An Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Advisory Group (ATSIMHAG) has been formed to offer advice to the Department of Health and Ageing on strategic and practical ways to improve the mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The ATSIMHAG is chaired by the inaugural Chair of AIPA, Professor Pat Dudgeon.

The Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Psychologists Association (AIPA) has been engaged to provide secretariat support to the ATSIMHAG.

For more information see: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/mental-consult-atsimhag