Indigenous Network Suicide Intervention Skills Training (INSIST): Can a community designed and delivered framework reduce suicide/self-harm in Indigenous youth? [ 2014 - 2018 ]

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Researchers: A/Pr Maree Toombs (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Neeraj Gill A/Pr Noel Hayman A/Pr Srinivas Kondalsamy Chennakesavan Dr Sharon Brennan-Olsen
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Brief description Queensland has the highest rates of youth suicide in Australia. Indigenous youth suicide rates are reported at twice the rate of Queensland’s total population for 15 to 44 years. Statistical data on urban-rural differences in Australia have only been available since 1986 (ABS, 1994). Although the number of suicides is far greater in urban areas (1,299 suicides aged 10–24 years in metropolitan areas versus 311 in towns with populations less than 4,000), rural demonstrate greater suicide rates per

Funding Amount $AUD 828,215.60

Funding Scheme Targeted Calls

Notes Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention

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