Indigenous

  1. HOPE Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)

    Mildura Aboriginal Corporation (Mildura and Robinvale)

  2. Yiriman Project

    Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre (Fitzroy Valley, Western Australia)

  3. Healing Through the Map

    Injury Control Council of WA (WA)

  4. Koori Kids Wellbeing Program

    South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation (Shoalhaven, NSW)

  5. Sustainable Personal Development for Aboriginal Men

    Centacare Catholic Family Services – Port Pirie Diocese (Port Augusta, South Australia)

  6. Deadly Alive

    Queensland Police Citizens Youth Welfare Association (QLD)

  7. Basic Needs Project

    General Practice Network NT Ltd (NT)

  8. Suicide Story Train the Trainer

    Mental Health Association of Northern Territory (NT)

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HOPE Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)

Organisation
Mildura Aboriginal Corporation
Region
Mildura and Robinvale
Contact
MAC (03) 50 22 1852 (Tania Dowesly)
MPS (03) 50 23 1851 (Tina DeGroot)
Description
Psychological and coordination services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at risk of suicide or self harm.  Uses the interface between education and anti-social behaviour and provides opportunities to develop healthy lifestyle behaviours through sport and connection to Primary Health Care.

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Yiriman Project

Organisation
Region
Fitzroy Valley, Western Australia
Contact
Call coordinators Scott Herring and Michelle Coles on 08 9193 0099, email yiriman@westnet.com.au or visit www.yiriman.org.au
Description
  • To develop a culturally appropriate suicide prevention program for Indigenous people in the Fitzroy Valley
  • Undertake cultural activities and trips that build strong relationships, self identity and confidence in young people;
  • Utilise cultural frameworks and trips to promote suicide prevention activities including community awareness and education;
  • Build stronger relationships and support mechanisms within family groups for individuals at risk of suicide and self harm;
  • Foster networks and working relationships with community groups, service providers and government agencies with a focus on mental health and alcohol and drug issues; and
  • Undertake a positive town-based activity that relates to young people’s interests, promoting strong positive messages and role models in a safe, healthy space.

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Healing Through the Map

Organisation
Region
WA
Contact
08 9420 7212 or iccwa@iccwa.org.au
Description

Build capacity and community resilience in Aboriginal communities, provide workshops that help individuals develop self coping and resilience skills with a focus on Aboriginal communities and Aboriginal Health Workers, provide professional development on mental healthy issues for Aboriginal Health Workers.


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Koori Kids Wellbeing Program

Organisation
South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation
Region
Shoalhaven, NSW
Contact
02 4428 6666 or 02 4428 6629 or email larry@southcoastams.org.au or tim@southcoastams.org.au
Description
Target Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in primary schools with whole school mental health promotion programs, counselling/psychological support for children with emotional wellbeing and behavioural problems and target school truancy or underachievement through parent education programs and local services.

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Sustainable Personal Development for Aboriginal Men

Organisation
Region
Port Augusta, South Australia
Contact
08 8644 2021
Description

Equip Indigenous men aged 15-45 to more effectively manage challenging life situations through culturally appropriate personal development resources and training modules.


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Deadly Alive

Organisation
Region
QLD
Contact
07 4040 4934
Description

Provide: structured suicide prevention training for Sport and Recreation Officers, relevant PCYC staff; exposure to support and advice from qualified professionals trained in youth suicide, particularly from QLD Health and Police; and facilitate access to organised sporting and recreational activities.


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Basic Needs Project

Organisation
Region
NT
Contact
08 8982 1000 or gpnnt@gpnnt.org.au
Description
Provides resources for Aboriginal Mental Health Workers (AMHWs) in the General Practice Network NT (GPNNT) Aboriginal mental health program in Borroloola, Yirrkala, Laynhapuy Homelands, Angurugu & Galiwinku and assist the consolidations of a ‘model of practice’ for AMHW’s.

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Suicide Story Train the Trainer

Organisation
Region
NT
Contact
Laurencia Grant on 08 8950 4600 or laurencia.grant@mhaca.org.au

Description
Delivery of ‘Suicide Story’ in the NT to train Indigenous community members in the delivery of ‘Suicide Story’ which is an Indigenous focussed DVD/program aimed at reducing the incidence of suicide/suicide attempts in remote communities.