CBPATSISP

Promoting
Best Practice

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.

Promoting
Best Practice

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.

Manual of Resources for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention

The Manual is a collection of practical resources and tools that people, both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous, can use to make a real difference in promoting positive mental health and social emotional wellbeing, and preventing suicide in our communities.

Featured Stories

We’re committed to keeping you informed with the latest stories and publications from CBPATSISP, Our Partners and the Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing Sector.

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) believes this year’s theme on World Suicide Prevention Day, ‘Creating hope through action’, aligns with the innovative work done by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led organisations and by NACCHO’s members to address disproportionate suicide rates amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, particularly amongst our young people.

Two leading organisations will work together on a new approach to preventing suicides among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, combining proven strategies, to create a powerful blueprint for saving lives. The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) at The University of Western Australia will collaborate with Black Dog Institute to develop an integrated systems approach to suicide prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Professor Pat Dudgeon responds to the Commonwealth Closing the Gap Implementation 6 August 2021: Professor

The first comprehensive national collection of resources to help prevent suicide in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities was launched today by the Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention at The University of Western Australia.

Thirrili Pty Ltd have released their latest newsletter - 2021 Volume 2, Issue 3. Published March 2021

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.

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We invite you to register your best practice program or service with us. By sharing your program or service you may be able to assist others in developing their own programs and services to identify successful approaches, and to learn from your experiences.

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