Dr Robbie Lloyd is a professional educator, mental health worker and reform agent in community health. He has worked for over 30 years in frontline community-based mental health and alcohol & other drugs support across Australia, in New Zealand, Indonesia and India. He has also been part of the Global Mental Health movement across Asia Pacific since 2012, with colleagues from the Creating Futures Collaborative for Rural, Remote, Indigenous & Islander Mental Health. This network is coordinated from James Cook University in Cairns, working to honour First Nations healers and medicines alongside western ways, in training local people to become the frontline workers in MH & AOD and Trauma Informed Care. Robbie has worked with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for nearly 30 years, and he is also involved in the Adult Community Education movement across Australia, sitting on the national board of Adult Learning Australia for the past five years. He is passionate about building programs to support vulnerable community groups, including traumatized young people in Years 9&10 who are enrolling in Special Assistance High Schools after being rejected by mainstream schools because of their acting out behaviour due to trauma.
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