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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Suicide story (2010)

Author

Mental Health Association of Central Australia

Publisher

Mental Health Association of Central Australia

City

Alice Springs, NT

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This DVD is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific training tool that focuses on how to create suicide safer communities and families. Suicide story includes a series of short films that feature the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as culturally appropriate animation, artwork, and music. The DVD is directed at interested community members and workers, and accompanies a 3-day training program.

The DVD provides information on the following topics:

Abstract adapted from Mental Health Association of Central Australia

When to use this resource

This DVD would be a valuable learning resource for community members and workers who are interested in creating suicide safer communities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The DVD will lead to greater understanding about suicide in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations and will help the learner to develop the skills needed to intervene when someone is at risk of suicide.

Contact details

Mental Health Association of Central Australia
65 Hartley Street
Alice Springs NT 0870
PO Box 2326
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8950 4600
Fax: (08) 8953 5577

To order or purchase resource, contact:
Laurencia or Brian
Mental Health Association of Central Australia
Ph: (08) 8950 4600
Email: laurencia.grant@mhaca.org.au

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Last updated: 31 May 2012
 
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