COVID-19 Mental Health Response

June 25th, 2020|Media Releases|

25 June 2020 COVID-19 Mental Health Response. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander COVID-19 working party was convened through the Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing Project [...]

Pathways to Justice

June 8th, 2020|Media Releases|

Tom Calma 8 June 2020 Pathways to Justice. The Pathways to Justice report published by the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) states that although Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults make up [...]

#YouCanTalk Video Campaign

December 4th, 2019|Media Releases|

4 December 2019 #YouCanTalk Video Campaign Launching Today Encourages People to Start the Conversation about Suicide The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide (CBPATSISP) has joined forces with other [...]

Joint Approach for Wicked Problems

November 4th, 2019|Media Releases|

  4 November 2019 Funded by a $5 million dollar grant, key Indigenous leaders from across Australia held their inaugural meeting last month in Perth, charged with the task of finding innovative approaches to [...]

Guidelines for best practice

August 19th, 2019|Media Releases|

New guidelines to improve assessments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people presenting to hospital with self-harm and suicidal thoughts The Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies), commissioned by the Centre for Best Practice [...]

The Healing Colour of Country

July 9th, 2019|Media Releases|

The Healing Colour of Country: Trauma recovery through culture, art and wildflowers Tuesday 9 July 2019 The 2nd National and World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conferences in Perth Western Australia in November 2018 brought together [...]

Indigenous Youth Suicide

May 24th, 2019|Media Releases|

Indigenous Leader commends the WA Government commitment to the recommendations of the Coronial report into the deaths of 13 children and young people Professor Pat Dudgeon, Project Director of the Centre of Best Practice [...]

Empowering our Community

May 3rd, 2019|Media Releases|

Workshop on Empowerment and Accountability in Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention, Canberra The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) co-hosted a workshop on preventing Indigenous youth suicide in [...]

Supporting us to lead changes that make a difference

April 15th, 2019|Media Releases|

Indigenous leaders welcome the weekend’s mental health research and youth suicide prevention announcements and call for multi-party support for empowerment, equity and significantly increased investment in Indigenous primary mental health care. Centre of Best Practice [...]