Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention

Guide

Guidelines for best practice psychosocial assessment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people presenting to hospital with self-harm and suicidal thoughts

These guidelines contain recommendations for the effective and appropriate psychosocial assessment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people presenting to hospital with self-harm and suicidal thoughts.
Conference proceedings

Empowerment and Accountability in Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention

In response to the recent high rate of suicide deaths among Indigenous young people and children, and the Western Australian Coroner’s report of the Inquest into the 13 Deaths of Children and Young Persons in the Kimberley Region, Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and...
Report

Queensland report of the workshop on Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) declaration implementation and the Indigenous governance framework

With the support of the Queensland Mental Health Commission, the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership in Mental Health (NATSILMH) and Centre for Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) hosted a stakeholder workshop on the 14 November 2018. This...
Guide

Indigenous governance for suicide prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

This is the second guide intended to support Primary Health Networks (PHNs) working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations to co-design and co-implement integrated approaches to suicide prevention.
Report

Global overview: Indigenous suicide rates

This background paper presents an overview of suicide in Indigenous peoples in countries where there is a dominant white society. The countries reviewed for suicide rates were Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, Canada, the United States of America, Greenland, and Scandinavian countries of Finland, Norway, Sweden, and...