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Working well guide: reflections on providing suicide prevention programs in remote Aboriginal communities in Central Australia (2010)

Author

Schubert K, Hodgson C, Archer L, Grant L

City

Alice Springs

Type

Report

Institution

Mental Health Association of Central Australia

 

Description

This report was written for non-Indigenous workers to provide helpful information on addressing suicide in remote communities. The report describes the We know our strengths project - a suicide prevention project that targeted Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men in three remote communities in Central Australia. In addition to providing information about the project's aims, methods, and findings, the report also includes information on the subject of suicidal behaviour, suicide awareness and intervention training, and self-care.

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When to use this resource

This resource would be particularly useful for non-Indigenous health professionals who are working to address suicide in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It includes practical advice about working with remote communities, including information on appropriate communication.

Contact details

Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation
PO Box 8274
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8953 4488
Fax: (08) 8953 4577

Life Promotion Program
Mental Health Association of Central Australia
65 Hartley Street
PO Box 2326
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8950 4600
Fax: (08) 8953 5577
Email: info@mhaca.org.au

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Last updated: 20 November 2013
 
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