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.
What are the resourcing requirements for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care research project?
This article explores the findings of a research project that aimed to determine the validity of a previously developed culturally adapted depression screening tool for Indigenous people.
Discussion paper on renewing the 2013 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Strategy
Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia have produced this discussion paper which identifies key elements of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Strategy (NATSISPS) for renewal, changes to the policy space since 2013, and questions as to how the NATSISPS could be updated...
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.
In Australia, suicide is a prominent public health concern and previous research has identified the disproportionately high rates of suicide in Aboriginal communities This report profiles self-harm, suicide attempts and completed suicide in the Kimberley region.