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Please carefully consider your needs when reading the following information about Indigenous mental health and suicide prevention. If you are looking for help or crisis support, please contact:
13YARN (13 92 76), Lifeline (13 11 14) or Beyond Blue (1300 22 4536).
The AIHW acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families and communities that are affected by suicide each year. If you or your community has been affected by suicide and need support, please contact the Indigenous Suicide Postvention Services on 1800 805 801.
The AIHW supports the use of the Mindframe guidelines on responsible, accurate and safe suicide and self-harm reporting. Please consider these guidelines when reporting on these topics.
The purpose of the 2017 Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Review was to undertake a comprehensive review of mental health and suicide prevention service provision in the Northern Territory and present the findings in a report to NT PHN . This project included the delivery of five roundtable forums in Darwin, Katherine, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek and Nhulunbuy to engage with key stakeholders to ascertain the needs, priorities and opportunities for improving the service system on a regional basis.
Regions in scope
Darwin, Katherine, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek and Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory