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Learnings from the message stick: the report of the Inquiry into Aboriginal youth suicide in remote areas

Posted on: 5 December, 2016
Issue: Vol 16 No 4, October 2016 – December 2016
Related to Deaths Injury Social and emotional wellbeing Policies Adolescents Remote Social issues Western Australia

Western Australian Education and Health Standing Committee (2016)
Learnings from the message stick: the report of the Inquiry into Aboriginal youth suicide in remote areas
Perth, WA: Parliament of Western Australia

This publication reports on the inquiry into the crisis of Aboriginal youth suicide in Western Australia. The report covers:

  • an introduction and background to the inquiry
  • how Aboriginal suicide is different
  • risk factors for Aboriginal youth suicide
  • culture and identity
  • community empowerment
  • strategy and governance
  • collaboration and coordination
  • improving effectiveness of service delivery
  • recommendations.

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