These COVID-19 virus and vaccination resources and useful links have been created for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
This content is updated as new information is shared and updated, so make sure to keep an eye on updates as they occur frequently.
South Australian Government links
Aboriginal Communities and COVID-19 Website: The government of South Australia’s dedicated COVID-19 website provides the most reliable information relating to COVID-19 in Aboriginal Communities in South Australia.
Federal Government links
Mental Health Support and Resources
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives up-side down and changed everything as we know it. It is very common to feel anxious and stressed about the future or sad and worried about COVID-19 and the ways that it has affected our lives, closed borders, introduced social restrictions and caused uncertainty for all of us.
Below are a few great resources and support services that can help you if you are having a tough time and need someone to talk to or some professional advice.
iBobbly is a downloadable social and emotional wellbeing phone/tablet app for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over who are feeling sad and down, might be having thoughts of hurting themselves. Check out the iBobbly video here, and download via the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).
National Mental Health Support Lines
Lifeline - 13 11 14
Beyond Blue - 1300 22 4636
MensLine Australia - 1300 78 99 78
National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline - 1800 250 015
Suicide Call Back Service - 1300 659 467
COVID National Mental Wellbeing Support - 1800 512 348
13YARN - 139276