Developed by the Australasian Centre for Rural & Remote Mental Health (ACRRHM), Deadly Thinking’s ‘Young, Black and Strong’ is designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities, specifically targeting youth aged between 12-17 years.

The program is relevant to the unique challenges facing youth today and is delivered in an open, culturally appropriate, respectful and comfortable forum. This program is ideal for schools, communities and youth groups.

In the context of cultural sensitivity, the one-day Young, Black and Strong workshop addresses a wide range of topics which include:

  • Learn/revisit the importance of yarning with family and friends
  • Raise awareness and increase understanding of risks to mental health, symptoms of anxiety and depression, drug and alcohol misuse, impacts of bullying and online harassment, self-harm and suicide risk
  • Discuss plans and pathways to help deal with social and emotional wellbeing issues
  • Connect to culture and country as a source of strength
  • Increase capacity to make informed choices about their mental health and wellbeing

Duration of workshop: One day workshop

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