TRIGGER WARNING: suicide and self harm
Our First Nations community suffers mental health conditions at a significantly higher rate than non-indigenous peoples.
Factors such as the stolen generation, inter generational trauma, discrimination and incarceration lead to worse outcomes for our First Peoples.
We all have a role to play in this. Racism stops with each of us. By reducing racism we will reduce the amount of psychological stress for First Peoples.
Mental health and mental illnesses can be hard to manage and if you need help there are lots of places to find support.
The best place to get support is with mental health professionals.
For First Nations people you can access dedicated care:
13YARN (13 92 76) 24/7
It is ok not to be ok. It is ok to ask for help.