Western Australia

  1. Active Life Enhancing Intervention (ALIVE) Program

    Perth Primary Care Network (Western Australia)

  2. Real engagement and linking for Men in industry (REAL4Mii)

    OzHelp Ltd WA (Pilbara region of Western Australia)

  3. Active Response Bereavement Outreach (ARBOR) Project

    Anglicare WA (WA)

  4. Yiriman Project

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

  5. Healing Through the Map

    Injury Control Council of WA (WA)

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Active Life Enhancing Intervention (ALIVE) Program

Organisation
Region
Western Australia
Contact
08 9376 9200 or receptionppcn.com.au
Description
This project is to build integrated pathways, reduce risk of suicide and/or self-harm associated with harmful drug and alcohol use and increase early intervention and prevention of suicide.

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Real engagement and linking for Men in industry (REAL4Mii)

Organisation
Region
Pilbara region of Western Australia
Contact
02 6251 4166 or info@ozhelp.org.au
Description
Identify workers who are at risk of suicide or have mental health issues in the building, construction and mining industries in the Pilbara region, facilitate access to support services, improve referral pathways for workers at risk of suicide or with mental health issues. 

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Active Response Bereavement Outreach (ARBOR) Project

Organisation
Region
WA
Contact
Call 08 9263 2050 or email arbor@anglicarewa.org.au
Description
Short to medium term bereavement counselling for those bereaved by suicide. ARBOR is complemented by its Volunteer Peer Supporters - volunteers who have been bereaved by suicide and volunteer their time to accompany Counsellors to walk alongside the newly bereaved. ARBOR is proud to offer training packages to professionals such as suicide bereavement and awareness training and Grieving Aboriginal Way training. ARBOR is also able to offer emergency debriefing, support for workplace, education and training settings, telephone counselling (by appointment) and support groups. ARBOR has MOUs with organisations and services such as the Coronial Counselling Service, Samaritans WA and City of Armadale to enhance support for those in need of a bereavement service.  

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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.