Introducing Ma-Guwag

We are pleased to announce our new Suicide Prevention Program, Ma-guwag, meaning “hey, take care” in Darkinjung language.

Our Ma-guwag team is made up of two Aboriginal mental health workers focusing on suicide prevention and mental wellness.

The program is supported by our experienced Aboriginal Health Practitioners, GP’s, Mental Health Nurse and psychologists, as well as working closely with acute mental health care providers.

The program aims to provide targeted and culturally responsive community awareness programs and supports to individuals within the Aboriginal community living on Darkinjung country, with specific focus on suicide prevention, and to develop help seeking strategies.

You can access support from Yerin’s Mental Health workers by calling 02 4351 1040 or 1800 493 746 between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm.

Find out more about Ma-Guwag here.