Community specific programs prove successful in preventing Indigenous suicide.

By 30 July 2019 August 15th, 2019 Suicide Prevention

It’s World Mental Health Day, a moment when we can stop and think about how we can improve our mental wellbeing as well as how we can improve the mental health of Indigenous Australians.

The suicide rate among Indigenous Australians is currently double that of non-Indigenous people and a recent spike in the annual suicide rate suggests current prevention methods aren’t working.