Social & Emotional Wellbeing

The DAHS Social and Emotional Wellbeing Team provides services that help individuals develop and maintain positive thoughts, behaviours and relationships. This is achieved through a strengths based approach in a person centred environment.
SEWB are a team of health professionals that are dedicated to providing culturally sensitive services for the people of Derby and surrounding Aboriginal communities. Staff are able to help with a wide range of emotional problems including, but not limited to; depression, anxiety, anger, grief, sadness and worry. Services are for all age groups from youth to older members of our community.

SEWB Programs Include

  • Counselling
  • Social Work
  • Youth Support Programs
  • Perinatal Support and Advocacy
  • Men's and Boy's Support and Advocacy
  • Social and Emotional Health Education
  • Healthy Workface Training
  • Community Development

SEWB Group Programs

  • Anger Management
  • Deadly Thinking
  • Hey Dad
  • Shine Girls Group
  • Bodyshop Girls Clinical Service
  • Work–Strengths Program for Employers and Organisations

The aim of SEWB staff is to work with individuals, groups and organisations to improve the quality of life of Aboriginal people experiencing emotional and social well–being issues.

Referral to organisations such as Anglicare, Red Cross and Winun Ngari can be arranged within our service. Additionally, a close working relationship has been established with Kimberley Mental Health & Drug Service (KMHDS).

We are committed to core principles including Aboriginal self-determination, access, equity, empowerment and reconciliation.