Thursday, July 19, 2012

Aborigine youth at greater risk of suicide

The youth suicide rate amongst the Aboriginal community is among the highest in the world.

Many Aboriginal elders believe a disconnect from their culture and land is driving many young people into depression.

But one indigenous group in the country's north is using tradition to help at-risk teenagers.

Al Jazeera's Yaara Bou Melhem reports from Darwin.

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