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Decolonising Mental Health Systems 1

Leilani Darwin

2023 Australia

Leilani Darwin is the CEO and Founder of First Nations Co, she is a Quandamooka woman who lives in Brisbane. She is well known within the mental health sector for her work and leadership in Suicide Prevention and Mental Health; this has been built from her own personal lived experience of losing many loved ones to suicide and her own mental ill-health. In this video Leilani discusses her work in the area of suicide prevention, what she hopes for young First Nations people in relation to social and emotional wellbeing, and her lived experiences of suicidality and suicide. Please note the content of this video may be distressing for some viewers.