First, we must focus on addressing the causes of community dysfunction, not its symptoms.
Second, we must recognise the fundamental importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ownership, definition, design and evaluation of healing initiatives.
Third, and by extension, the way we design initiatives must be based on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander worldviews, not western health understandings alone.
Finally, we must strengthen and support initiatives that use positive, strength-based approaches." Voices From the Campfires: Establishing the Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation