Thursday, 14 February 2013

Indigenous mental health Closing the Gap Clearinghouse resource sheets

Strategies to minimise the incidence of suicide and suicidal behaviour
This resource sheet provides a review of policies and programs that aim to prevent suicide and suicidal behaviour, and considers suicide prevention policies and programs that have been implemented in both remote and non-remote parts of Australia and internationally. It assesses their strengths and limitations and their actual, or likely, effectiveness in relation to Indigenous Australians.

Strategies and practices for promoting the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
This resource sheet reviews programs that aim to promote social and emotional wellbeing and identifies those that have been evaluated and shown to be effective in relation to Indigenous people.

Media release

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