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Search our national database for resources and information on multicultural mental health and suicide prevention.

 

Read the latest Mapping Social Cohesion Survey by the Scanlon Foundation

Keywords: CALD
Category: Report

5 Ways to Wellbeing has developed five ways to improve psychological and emotional health that are based on extensive international research. The fact sheet has been translated into a number of different languages.

Keywords: language, Consumer, Carer
Category: Resource, Fact sheet

Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Commonwealth of Australia. (2012). Access and equity for multicultural Australia: Inquiry into the responsiveness of Australian Government services to Australia's culturally and linguistically diverse population. Belconnen: Author. 

Keywords: CALD
Category: Report

Stolk, Y., Minas, I.H., & Klimidis, S. (2008). Access to mental health services in Victoria: A focus on ethnic communities.Fitzroy: Victorian Transcultural Psychiatry Unit. 

Category: Report

NSW Refugee Health Service, NSW Government. (2014). Appointment Reminder Translation Tool. Sydney, NSW: Author. Retrieved 29 Apr 2014

Keywords: interpreter, language

The Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide can be used by doctors, nurses and other primary care providers to inform on-arrival and ongoing health care for people from refugee backgrounds, including people seeking asylum. It has been produced by Foundation House (the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc.) in consultation with the Forum of Australian Services fir Survivors of Torture and Trauma (FASSTT) and the Refugee Health Network of Australia (RHeaNA)

Category: Resource

Consumer and carer participation is a central tenet in mental health policies and plans. Set standards and benchmarks are outlined in the National Standards for Mental Health Services (2010). Participation encompasses a range of processes in which consumers, carers and family members are engaged to have their say at both individual and system levels and in the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of services.

This fact sheet was developed by Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA), 2014

Keywords: Consumer, Carer
Category: Fact sheet

Resources for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities

This resource provides some practical tips for professionals engaging and supporting culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities to talk about suicide. The information is intended to supplement the existing ‘Conversations Matter’ resources and has been designed for people working in professional or leadership roles with communities in a range of settings.

This resource was produced by Everymind in partnership with the Transcultural Mental Health Centre and included consultation with CALD community members and professionals. It was made possible by the NSW Mental Health Commission.

Category: Resource

This is a practical resource for professionals when discussing suicide, and covers specific matters to be aware of when working with CALD individuals, families and communities, developed by Everymind in partnership with the Transcultural Mental Health Centre and Mental Health Commission of New South Wales

Category: Resource, Fact sheet

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