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New Paper Highlights Critical Role of Indigenous Knowledges and Methodologies

  10 September 2020 New paper highlights critical role of Indigenous knowledges and methodologies MEDIA RELEASE The Lowitja Institute today published a discussion paper that articulates how and why Indigenous knowledges and research methodologies need to be urgently recognised as critical components of transformative research in order to improve social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB) [...]

Indigenous Leaders Call for Input to Renew Indigenous Suicide Prevention Strategy

  10 September 2020 Indigenous Leaders Call for Input to Renew Indigenous Suicide Prevention Strategy MEDIA RELEASE 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 [...]

Manual of Resources in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention

15 July 2020 Manual of Resources in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention. The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) is developing the online Manual of Resources in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention. The Manual will bring together existing and new resources into an [...]

Black Lives Matter: Psychologists take a stand against racism

3 July 2020 Black Lives Matter: Psychologists take a stand against racism. The Australian Indigenous Psychologists Association (AIPA) and the Australian Psychological Society (APS) have brought together six of Australia’s peak psychology organisations to take a firm stance against racism in any form. In a position statement released today, psychologists are standing together to [...]

COVID-19 Mental Health Response

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 at the University of Western Australia, to produce an independent report that addressed the specific mental health and social and [...]

Pathways to Justice

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 around 2% of the national population, they constitute 27% of the national prison population. In 2016, around 20 in every [...]

Black Lives Matter. Aboriginal Lives Matter. Black Deaths in Custody Must Stop.

3 June 2020 Black Lives Matter. Aboriginal Lives Matter. Black Deaths in Custody Must Stop. We are all responsible for shaping the world that our children are born into. The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) at the University of Western Australia stands with those protesting for [...]

Indigenous Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Helpline

18 May 2020 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) leaders call for Indigenous mental health and suicide prevention helpline Responding to the National Cabinet announcement of $48.1m to support a National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan including an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ mental health and social and emotional wellbeing pandemic [...]

#YouCanTalk Video Campaign

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 leading mental health and suicide prevention organisations to encourage the general public to talk openly about suicide with their friends [...]