Thursday, 20 November 2014

Indigenous elder says government programs failing to stop youth suicide

David Cole says Indigenous communities in the Top End have some of the highest rates of youth suicide in the world and funding should be redirected to grass roots Aboriginal organisations to stop the deaths.

A report out yesterday found the suicide rate among young Indigenous people was almost four times the rate of the rest of the population.

Please read more from the article at the following link:

http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2014/s4132272.htm

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