ATSI Youth Suicide at a Crisis Point
Content warning: youth suicide, mental health
Youth suicide is a horrific and pressing issue, but one aspect of youth suicide that it is often overlooked is how disproportionately affected Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth are in the statistics. Indigenous youth suicide rates are at a crisis point, so why is this happening? And what can we do to prevent it?
Culture is Life is a non profit organisation that is committed to reversing the trend of ATSI suicide, and its CEO Belinda Duarte joined Tess to talk about the absolutely devastating and urgent issue of suicide among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youths.
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