Supporting the social and emotional well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in crisis

Date produced 23 February 2017

Join our interdisciplinary panel as we explore a collaborative approach to supporting the well-being of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Learning outcomes 

Through an exploration of the prevention of youth suicide, the webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to:

  • Implement key principles of providing an integrated approach in the early identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth experiencing psychological distress
  • Develop appropriate referral pathways to prevent crisis and provide early intervention
  • Identify challenges, tips and strategies to implement a collaborative response to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in crisis


  • Dr. Louis Peachey (Qld-based Rural Generalist)
  • Dr. Marshall Watson (SA-based Psychiatrist)
  • Dr. Jeff Nelson (Qld-based Psychologist)
  • Facilitator: Dr. Mary Emeleus (Qld-based GP and Psychotherapist)

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Note that as this particular webinar was not a case-based discussion, there is no case study associated with the webinar.

This webinar was produced in February 2017. The Mental Health Professionals’ Network’s webinars are produced for mental health professionals. The information is intended for suitably-experienced mental health professionals and does not replace clinical judgement and decision making. It is intended for use as a guide of a general nature only and may or may not be relevant to particular patients or circumstances. The subject matter is not exhaustive of any mental health conditions presented. Health professionals implementing any recommendations contained in the webinar must exercise their own independent skill or judgement or seek appropriate professional advice relevant to their own particular circumstances when so doing. Any information presented in the webinar recording was deemed relevant at the time of the live event and after this date has not been reviewed. No guarantee can be given that the information is free from error or omission.

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