Aboriginal People Are Culturally Diverse With A Substantial And Convincing History

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Aboriginal people are culturally diverse with a substantial and convincing history. The Aboriginal Australians had an impact of colonisation, legislation and the stolen generation which has created a major hardship for them. These problems are continuing today with an impact on Aboriginal people and their mental health. As a result, of the impact of their history, problems such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression are becoming more ordinary in Aboriginal communities across Western Australia.
The media plays a major role to solve most difficult health issues, personal and social issues. The Health problems are promoted significantly by media in different ways which could be a very positive medical improvement or harmful health issues.
This portfolio has four media articles which highlight the issues of mental health. These article are mainly from newspaper, media and editorial as well as an article from radio news. This media articles outlines the key problems of mental health in Indigenous people.
Media 1 'Make Indigenous mental health a national priority '. (2016). News. Retrieved 17 May 2016, from http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2012/12/05/make-indigenous-mental-health-national-priority
Key issues
The transcript from World News Australia report (Phillippa Carrisbrooke. 5th Dec. 2012) has outlined that mental health of indigenous Australians could be added as an objective to closing the gap program. This can reduce early deaths and…

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