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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.

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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.

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

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

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

Ways to promote positive social and emotional wellbeing among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that can help build resilience and prevent suicide will be the focus of a new postdoctoral fellowship awarded to research associate Dr Ee Pin Chang from The University of Western Australia.

Psychologists are concerned about anxiety and depression becoming long-term problems due to the pandemic, with the worst effects felt by the young and the vulnerable.

On the 26-28 October representatives from community-controlled health organisations, traditional healer groups, policy and academia, psychologists and psychiatrists, came together in Fremantle and online to share Indigenous knowledges, challenge paradigms and change the way mental health and wellbeing support for Indigenous people is planned and delivered. The Gathering was presented by the Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing (TIMHWB) project, a groundbreaking research program based at the School of Indigenous Studies at the University of Western Australia. Professor Pat Dudgeon, director of the TIMHWB project, said those attending the Gathering “have the cultural and practical expertise to design empowering responses that will make a real difference in our people’s lives.

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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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