There are a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander partner organisations and resources to aid in suicide prevention and building resilience. Here are just a few:
If you, or someone you know, are feeling worried or no good, we encourage you to connect with 13YARN on 13 92 76 (24 hours/7 days) and talk with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter.
This is your story; your journey and we will take the time to listen. No shame, no judgement, safe place to yarn. We’re here for you.
A culturally safe and holistic service, providing women and their Aboriginal families an opportunity to belong and receive quality health and well-being support. Our key focus is to provide tailored strength based care.
SOUTH COAST ABORIGINAL MEDICAL SERVICE
South Coast Medical Service (SCMSAC) Aboriginal Corporation is a Non-Government, Not For Profit which is a highly regarded Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) providing health and health related services relevant to the wellbeing and to the benefit of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities throughout the Shoalhaven.
Thirrili is a Bunuba word which means power and strength. Since its establishment in early 2017, Thirrili has taken on the role of being the national provider of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific postvention support and assistance.
CONNECT. REACH OUT. HEAL OUR WAY.
Heal Our Way is a NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Campaign funded by NSW Ministry of Health under the Towards Zero Suicides (TZS), and is led by Cox Inall Ridgeway in partnership with Aboriginal Communities within NSW.
THE CENTRE OF BEST PRACTICE IN ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER SUICIDE PREVENTION (CBPATSISP)
The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) was established in 2017 to develop and share evidence about effective suicide prevention approaches for Indigenous people and communities.
BLACK DOG INSTITUTE
A range of resources to understand and assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention.
Developed in partnership with the Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention.