Dedicated to advancing research and learning in the field of suicide prevention
Developed in 1997, the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) is a national and unternational suicide prevention research centre.
AISRAP also provides education and training for health and allied professionals, offering postgraduate programs in suicidology (Certificate, Master and Master with Honours) and accredited training. The Institute also manages a research facility providing outpatient treatment for people with suicidal ideation and/or recent history of suicidal behaviour.
AISRAP provides services in research and evaluation, clinical service delivery, and training and education (RCT). Each arm of AISRAP is important in providing a comprehensive understanding of suicidal behaviour and suicide prevention.
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NATIONAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN SUICIDE PREVENTION
The Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) was appointed as the National Centre of Excellence in 2008. Funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health, the aim of the National Centre of Excellence is to provide advice around evidence-based best practices and evaluation in suicide prevention, to support Australian Commonwealth Departments, non-government agencies, academics and community groups in their respective initiatives in the field of suicide prevention
October 15, 2017
Suicidology graduate improving mental health in young people
Improving mental health support for young people who’ve suffered bereavement is the focus for Griffith University Masters of Suicidology graduate Karl Andriessen.
Not supporting mental health in the workplace – a breach of human rights?
Discrimination against people with mental illness is commonly occurring in the workplace, with unlawful practices needing immediate attention as part of the campaign for suicide prevention.
June 22, 2017
Running to raise awareness of suicide prevention
Even the seemingly most exuberant of us still have our dark days. Forty-five year old New Zealand born husband and father of two, Justin Geange is no stranger to depression.
May 15, 2017
Griffith psychiatrist honoured with prestigious award
Providing the first community-based Post Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment for war veterans is just one of the achievements of Professor David Crompton, the latest recipient of the Margaret Tobin Award.
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