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LifeSpan summary document
1 page summary of LifeSpan
LifeSpan 2017 Annual Report
Our 2017 annual report highlighting our progress in the four NSW trial sites, and expansion into National suicide prevention trial sites.
LifeSpan 2016 Annual Report
Our 2016 annual report noting our implementation progress in the four trial sites
Guidance for a systems approach to suicide prevention for rural and remote communities in Australia
These recommendations were developed during an interactive workshop hosted by the Black Dog Institute in Sydney on 24-25th September 2018 with the aim to build on existing advice on suicide prevention by workshopping practical strategies targeting the specific needs of rural and remote communities.
Primary Health Care Network Summary Document
A document for Primary Health Networks to assist in the commission of LifeSpan interventionsDownload the PDF (3545 KB)
Guidelines for integrated suicide-related crisis and follow-up care in Emergency Departments and other acute settings
Recommendations and an accompanying Clinical Summary, developed as a core component of the LifeSpan strategy aimed at Improving Emergency and Follow-Up Care for Suicidal Crisis.
Exploration & Design: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide crisis support and aftercare workshop summary
A brief summary of a 2 day workshop on crisis care and after care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Exploration & Design: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide crisis support and aftercare workshop comprehensive report
A comprehensive report on a 2 day workshop on crisis care and after care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project (ATSISPEP) Report
An evaluation of the effectiveness of existing suicide prevention services and programs regarding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
Implementing Integrated Suicide Prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities- A Guide for Primary Health Networks
- This document practical guidance for a Primary Health Network or any local health body to implement an integrated approach to suicide prevention with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Australia.
Indigenous Governance for Suicide Prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities- A Guide for Primary Health Networks
- This Guide supports Primary Health Networks or any other local health body to work with Indigenous people and organisations to co-design and co-implement an integrated approach to suicide prevention.
Inquiry into the accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia
Submission prepared for the Australian Senate
Summary - LifeSpan Lived Experience Framework
A 2-page summary of Black Dog Institute’s LifeSpan systematic, evidence-based framework for the engagement of people with lived experience of suicide. For use in the LifeSpan integrated systems approach to suicide prevention and beyond.
Framework for the engagement of people with a lived experience
Report prepared for LifeSpan
We are not the problem, we are part of the solution: Indigenous Lived Experience Project Report
This report documents a project that included a literature review and focused workshop to explore the specific and unique experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with suicide, and the inadequacy of a mainstream model.
It recommends that Indigenous people have the agency to lead their own lived experience of suicide efforts, and the need for an Indigenous-led Lived Experience Framework and Network.