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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Indigenous suicide prevention training package

 

Overview

This project involved the development of a culturally appropriate Aboriginal suicide prevention training package. The aim of the training package was to support Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal workers to confidently recognise mental disorders and early signs of suicide risk. The training package was developed after extensive consultation with local Aboriginal communities, service providers and stakeholders, and was piloted in Tamworth, New South Wales (NSW).

The training package that was developed:

Participants in the training receive a work manual that includes:

Abstract adapted from Hunter New England Health

Contacts

Tina Maybury
Project co-ordinator
Hunter New England Health
NSW Department of Health
Parry House
Suite 9, 468-472 Peel Street
Tamworth NSW 2348
Locked Mail Bag 9783
Tamworth NEMSC NSW 2348
Ph: (02) 6767 7700
Email: tina.maybury@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
Email: health@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

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Last updated: 7 August 2013
 
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