Supporting young Aboriginal people who self-harm: a guide for families and communities
This guide aims to help families and communities in Western Australia understand what they can to do to support a young Aboriginal person who is self-harming.
Connection to community
Connections to community are an important source of resilience for Indigenous Australians. This paper discusses several protective factors resulting from community connection that work to prevent suicide by strengthening resilience and increasing social and emotional wellbeing.
Exploring mental health presentations in remote Aboriginal community controlled health services in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia using an audit and file reviews
This study aims to explore the role of mental health care in remote Aboriginal health services in the Kimberley region of Western Australia and provide a more nuanced understanding of the patients presenting for care, their needs and the clinical response.
Wellbeing and healing through connection and culture
This review summarises the emerging research and knowledge, key themes and principles surrounding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural perspectives and concepts of healing and social and emotional wellbeing as they relate to suicide prevention.
Aboriginal participatory action research: an Indigenous research methodology strengthening decolonisation and social and emotional wellbeing
This report articulates how and why Indigenous knowledge and research methodologies need to be recognised as critical components of research to improve social and emotional wellbeing for First Nations people.