Closing The Gap, Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ loss, Australian Nurses Journal
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experience greater mortality rates than other Australians with significant grieving compounded by multiple losses and funeral attendance. A one year South Australian research project shows how workplaces
77 Aboriginal suicides in South Australia alone
Only dead people come into the dreams of South Australian Elder Tauto Sansbury. He dreams of the deceased, of young lives lost. Mr Sansbury has dedicated his life to helping troubled Aboriginal youth, to reduce the rate of suicides.
We need to move beyond the medical model to address Indigenous suicide
Despite efforts to prevent suicide among Indigenous Australians, especially the young, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide rate is at least twice as high as – and in some instances, such as at Mowanjum near Derby, 100 times – the nation