Yarns Heal is a suicide prevention campaign for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and LGBTIQ+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy community,
#YouCanTalk is a joint national suicide prevention campaign aimed at giving people the confidence to respond to friends and family when they need help and guide them to the right support services.
Wot Na Wot Kine is an awareness campaign that encourages young people to talk to each other and to get professional help if required, when they have problems that affect their social and emotional wellbeing.
We want to decrease the stigma associated with talking about these problems and positively role model ways to stay strong and well.
Videos from Western NSW PHN
The Western NSW PHN funded a series of videos developed with Desertpea featuring community members from 11 towns in the region, including many young people, talking and singing about culture, community and wellbeing.
a) Bathurst: https://www.desertpeamedia.com/changes
b) Condobolin: https://www.desertpeamedia.com/how-ya-feelin
c) Coomella: https://www.desertpeamedia.com/where-the-eagle-roams
d) Enngonia: https://www.desertpeamedia.com/pridelands
f) Walgett: https://www.desertpeamedia.com/speak-with-me
g) Wellington: https://www.desertpeamedia.com/bring-it-back
i) Orange: https://www.desertpeamedia.com/pride-within
j) Bourke: https://www.desertpeamedia.com/my-generation
Culturally relevant suicide prevention strategies that are endorsed by community members can lead to long-lasting change. The following six-to-eight-minute webinar clips, adapted from SPRC’s Tribal Community of Learning Series, feature expert advice on addressing the root causes of mental health issues and suicide in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities by drawing on community strengths.
CONNECT WITH CULTURE.. FOR LIFE (Canada)
A site for Indigenous Youth who know the value of culture and living their best life, but need a little help getting there.