Year: 1999 Source: National Conference of Suicide Prevention Australia, (6th: 1999: Melbourne), p.22 SIEC No: 20010177

This presentation detailed the community development process used by the North East Child & Adolescent Mental Health program & Greater Murray Youth Suicide Prevention Project in 1998. Participants from 8 small, & in some cases isolated, communities shared & developed information about youth suicide prevention. The process aimed to support suicide prevention activities already in place, to strengthen commuity resilience, & extend collaborative activities. The role of paid professionals as facilitators & listeners in supporting strategies in these communities throughout the process was discussed.