Closing the Gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Suicide: A Social–Emotional Wellbeing Service Innovation Project

@article{Skerrett2018ClosingTG,
  title={Closing the Gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Suicide: A Social–Emotional Wellbeing Service Innovation Project},
  author={D. M. Skerrett and M. Gibson and L. Darwin and S. Lewis and Rahm Rallah and D. de Leo},
  journal={Australian Psychologist},
  year={2018},
  volume={53},
  pages={13–22}
}
  • D. M. Skerrett, M. Gibson, +3 authors D. de Leo
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Australian Psychologist
  • Objective The suicide rate for Queensland's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people is over four times that of their non‐Indigenous counterparts, with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (under 15) dying by suicide at 12 times the non‐Indigenous rate. There is a need for interventions that are culturally validated and community‐endorsed. The aim of this article is to describe the design and implementation of a group‐based intervention, as well to report the results of the… CONTINUE READING
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