This report synthesises available evidence from programs and initiatives that aim to improve mental health for Indigenous Australians who have contact with the criminal justice system.
This summary report presents the key findings of a state-wide survey completed by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, living in Western Australia and identifying as LGBTIQ+.
This report presents a strategy for the WA Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services’ Social and Emotional Wellbeing Model and has been informed by a review of relevant literature and consultations with Aboriginal Health Council of WA Member Services during 2018.
This strategy document recognises that Australians need a system that acts early to help people before mental health conditions and suicidal distress worsen. It also suggests that whole-of-government and whole-of-community changes are needed to deliver preventative, compassionate, and effective care.
Opinions and perceptions of Indigenous mental health applications from service providers and youth samples: a pilot study
This journal article evaluates opinions and perceptions around managing health and the relevance of available mental health applications for Indigenous youth by surveying values of Indigenous service providers and youth samples in a regional area, in order to better target online mental health information.
An exploration of interventions for healing intergeneration trauma to develop successful healing programs for Aboriginal Australians: a literature review
This article explores literature about Indigenous people from around the world to seek interventions which have been successful in healing intergenerational trauma.
This report is an evaluation of the development and implementation of the National Indigenous Crisis Response Service, providing support for individuals and families who have experienced a suicide or other traumatic event in their family network.
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.
Language use is connected to indicators of wellbeing: evidence from the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey 2014–15
Applying cross-sectional regressions analysis to data from the 2014–15 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS), this study examines the link between the use of Indigenous languages and a range of wellbeing indicators.
This report examines the cases of eight people with disabilities who died in custody in Western Australia between 2015 and 2020, six of whom were Aboriginal people.