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Kimberley Regional Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Plan – Draft plan consultation with Elders, community and key stakeholder – Balgo
The SEWB Team at KAMS, on behalf of the WA Mental Health Commission, would like to invite you to attend a consultation on the development of a regional suicide prevention plan for Aboriginal people in the Kimberley for the period of 2021 – 2025.
The Western Australian Suicide Prevention Framework 2021-2025 recommends the development of a Western Australian Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Strategy, informed by dedicated regional plans prioritising culturally secure approaches to social and emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention.
Download WA Suicide Prevention Framework 2021-2025 here.
A draft of the Kimberley Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Regional Plan 2021-2025 will undergo face to face consultations to ensure it is responsive to, and respectful of, the needs of Aboriginal people in the Kimberley region.
Consultation dates and community visits as follows:
|Apr 19 Mon||Kununurra||Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation, Speargrass Road||9AM-11AM &
|Apr 20 Tue||Kununurra||Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation, Speargrass Road||9AM-11AM &
|Apr 21 Wed||Balgo||Balgo Community swimming pool||1PM-3PM|
|Apr 22 Thu||Balgo||Balgo Community swimming pool||9AM-11AM &
|Apr 27 Tue||Broome||Lotteries House, Cable Beach Road||9AM-11AM &
|Apr 28 Wed||Broome||Lotteries House, Cable Beach Road||9AM-11AM &
|Apr 29 Thu||Derby||Derby Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation (dining hall), Ashley Street||10AM-12PM & 2PM-4PM|
|Apr 30 Fri||Derby||Derby Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation (dining hall), Ashley Street||10AM-12PM|
|May 3 Mon||Halls Creek||Kimberley Language Resource Centre (KLRC), Terrone Street||9AM-11AM &
|May 4 Tue||Halls Creek||Kimberley Language Resource Centre (KLRC), Terrone Street||9AM-11AM|
|May 5 Wed||Fitzroy Crossing||Karrayili Adult Education Centre, Flynn Drive||9AM-11AM &
|May 6 Thu||Fitzroy Crossing||Karrayili Adult Education Centre, Flynn Drive||9AM-11AM|
|May 7 Fri||Bidyadanga||KRCI Office, Bidyadanga Road||10AM-12PM & 1PM-3PM|
The draft Kimberley Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Regional Plan will be available online for feedback once consultation and validation takes place, so it will be available shortly on the KAMS website.
If you would like to hear more about any of the activities happening with KASPT and how you can be involved, please contact Stefanie on firstname.lastname@example.org.