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The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) is Australia’s leading authority on Indigenous suicide. The Centre promotes evidence-based suicide prevention practice that empowers individuals, families and communities and respects their culture.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has seen Aboriginal health groups leading the response to the health crisis in their communities. Now, there are renewed calls for a similar approach to be adopted when it comes to mental health and suicide prevention.

Professor Pat Dudgeon, Project Director of the Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP), calls out systemic racism at inquest.

Professor Pat Dudgeon, Project Director of the Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP), contributes to this special report from ABC's 'All in the Mind'.

In April 2020 a Group of Eight Taskforce was convened, consisting of over 100 researchers, to provide independent, research-based recommendations to the Commonwealth Government on a “Roadmap to Recovery” from COVID-19. The report covered issues ranging from pandemic control and relaxation of social distancing measures, to wellbeing and special considerations for vulnerable populations.

On World Suicide Prevention Day, Croakey hosted a series of tweets from the CBPATSISP

Marking World Suicide Prevention Day, Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia (GDPSA) announced the renewal of the 2013 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Strategy (NATSISPS) and called for stakeholders to make sure their voices are heard during the process.

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