Fiona is a Senior Research Fellow at the Black Dog Institute and the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention. She leads a program of research focused on suicide prevention. Currently, Fiona is the Research Director for LifeSpan, Australia's largest ever Suicide Prevention trial, which takes a multi-level implementation approach. Her other research spans e-mental health interventions for at-risk populations, Indigenous suicide prevention, and health service research. Her team has completed the first Australian randomised controlled trial of a suicide prevention intervention with Aboriginal youth, using an app to deliver therapy.
Key research projects
An innovative, evidence-based, world-class approach to suicide prevention currently being trialed in select sites in NSW, Australia.
The world’s first suicide prevention app designed for and developed alongside Indigenous Australian communities, delivering therapy in a culturally relevant way.