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16 graduate to take the message to communities to help prevent suicide

suicideBy National Indigenous Times reporter Geoff Bagnall

With Indigenous suicide rates still soaring all around Australia, 16 Aboriginal people have graduated from a new course designed to educate communities on how to help save lives.

 

The graduates will teach community members how to identify others who might be at risk of suicide and the best ways to keep them safe.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 11 October 2012 12:25

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Survey says there’s overwhelmingly support for change to constitution

patrick dodsonAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people overwhelmingly want constitutional recognition according to a new poll commissioned by the government funded You Me Unity.

The Auspoll survey, commissioned after the Federal Government which has now decided to put the proposed referendum off until after the 2013 election, found 73 per cent of Indigenous people surveyed support a referendum to recognise...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 11 October 2012 12:22

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