Wurundjeri Project

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The Heart Research Centre is collaborating with the Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council and generic cialis soft tabs the General Practice and compare prices cialis professional Primary Health Care Academic Centre, University of Melbourne to improve the emotional health and cheapest prices for viagra wellbeing of Wurundjeri community members.  Recently, beyondblue awarded the Centre a research grant for this two year project.


 

About 5% of the general population at any given time experience depression or anxiety.  This figure of 5% rises to 20 -30% for people with chronic disease.  Together, chronic disease and discount cialis cannada poor mental health are the greatest contributors to the gap in life expectancy between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.  With funding from beyondblue, the Heart Research Centre, Wurundjeri Tribe Land and pfizer viagra Compensation Cultural Heritage Council (Wurundjeri Council) and the General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, University of Melbourne (GPPHCAC) will work together to improve the emotional health and wellbeing of community members.

The Wurundjeri Council identified that community members require further support to manage their emotional health and wellbeing in a culturally safe environment.  In the first phase of the project, the team will work with the community and cvs pharmacy viagra canada viagra cheap local service providers to identify gaps in service provision and ways in which the community can best be supported to improve their emotional health and wellbeing.  In addition, we will explore training and support options to help local service providers improve the mental health of the Melbourne-based Aboriginal community.  In the second phase of the project, a community-driven initiative will be developed, conducted and viagra evaluated at the new "Ngarnga Wulenpuri Centre" in Abbotsford.

Aunty Diane Kerr, an Elder of the Wurundjeri Community and key member of the project team said: "This is really an opportunity to look at the mental health issues as traditional owners and how you get pfizer viagra tailor services to our needs.  It's really unique.  People will feel more comfortable because it's us doing it - us who are looking at the needs and cialis professional us who are delivering, with the support of our partners".

For more information on the launch of this research project please click here .

 
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