A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO PREVENTING YOUTH SUICIDE
Grant number: 1142348 | Funding period: 2018 - 2021
This fellowship aims to reduce youth suicide via an integrated research program delivered across North West Melbourne. It’s objectives are to: 1) Improve the care provided to young people who present to emergency departments with self-harm 2) Increase capacity of young people and school staff to recognise and respond to risk; and 3) Reduce suicidal behaviour among those at risk through delivering novel online interventions in specialist clinical settings.
Related publications (17)
The association between COVID-19, personal wellbeing, depression, and suicide risk factors in Australian autistic adults
Darren Hedley, Susan M Hayward, Kathleen Denney, Mirko Uljarevic, Simon Bury, Ensu Sahin, Claire M Brown, Angela Clapperton, Cheryl Dissanayake, Jo Robinson, Julian Trollor, Mark A Stokes
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the mental health and wellbeing of the world's population, with particularly..
Can a social media intervention improve online communication about suicide? A feasibility study examining the acceptability and potential impact of the #chatsafe campaign
Louise La Sala, Zoe Teh, Michelle Lamblin, Gowri Rajaram, Simon Rice, Nicole TM Hill, Pinar Thorn, Karolina Krysinska, Jo Robinson
There is a need for effective and youth-friendly approaches to suicide prevention, and social media presents a unique opportunity ..
Ethical concerns in suicide research: thematic analysis of the views of human research ethics committees in Australia
Emma Barnard, Georgia Dempster, Karolina Krysinska, Lennart Reifels, Jo Robinson, Jane Pirkis, Karl Andriessen
BACKGROUND: Suicide research aims to contribute to a better understanding of suicidal behaviour and its prevention. However, there..
Moderated Online Social Therapy for Young People With Active Suicidal Ideation: Qualitative Study
Eleanor Bailey, Jo Robinson, Mario Alvarez-Jimenez, Maja Nedeljkovic, Lee Valentine, Sarah Bendall, Simon D'Alfonso, Tamsyn Gilbertson, Ben McKechnie, Simon Rice
BACKGROUND: Web-based interventions are a promising approach to support youth at risk of suicide, and those incorporating peer-to-..
A Qualitative Account of Young People's Experiences Seeking Care from Emergency Departments for Self-Harm
Sadhbh J Byrne, India Bellairs-Walsh, Simon M Rice, Sarah Bendall, Michelle Lamblin, Emily Boubis, Brianna McGregor, Meghan O'Keefe, Jo Robinson
Many young people who engage in self-harm do not seek help from health services. For those that do, emergency departments (EDs) ar..
Suicide by young Australians, 2006-2015: a cross-sectional analysis of national coronial data
Nicole TM Hill, Katrina Witt, Gowri Rajaram, Patrick D McGorry, Jo Robinson
OBJECTIVE: To assess the demographic, social, and clinical characteristics of young Australians who die by suicide. DESIGN: Retros..
Risk factors associated with suicide clusters in Australian youth: Identifying who is at risk and the mechanisms associated with cluster membership
Nicole TM Hill, Matthew J Spittal, Jane Pirkis, Michelle Torok, Jo Robinson
Background: It is unclear who is at risk of being involved in a suicide cluster and whether suicide clusters are influenced by the..
Preventive digital mental health interventions for children and young people: a review of the design and reporting of research
Aislinn D Bergin, Elvira Perez Vallejos, E Bethan Davies, David Daley, Tamsin Ford, Gordon Harold, Sarah Hetrick, Megan Kidner, Yunfei Long, Sally Merry, Richard Morriss, Kapil Sayal, Edmund Sonuga-Barke, Jo Robinson, John Torous, Chris Hollis
Digital health interventions (DHIs) have frequently been highlighted as one way to respond to increasing levels of mental health p..
Best practice when working with suicidal behaviour and self-harm in primary care: a qualitative exploration of young people’s perspectives
India Bellairs-Walsh, Yael Perry, Karolina Krysinska, Sadhbh J Byrne, Alexandra Boland, Maria Michail, Michelle Lamblin, Kerry L Gibson, Ashleigh Lin, Tina Yutong Li, Sarah Hetrick, Jo Robinson
Objectives: General practitioners (GPs) have a key role in supporting young people who present with suicidal behaviour/self-harm. ..
Globalization of the #chatsafe guidelines: Using social media for youth suicide prevention
Jo Robinson, Zoe Teh, Michelle Lamblin, Nicole TM Hill, Louise La Sala, Pinar Thorn
Young people use social media to communicate about suicide, however, they often feel ill-equipped to share their own experiences o..
Ethical issues and practical barriers in internet-based suicide prevention research: a review and investigator survey
Eleanor Bailey, Charlotte Muhlmann, Simon Rice, Maja Nedeljkovic, Mario Alvarez-Jimenez, Lasse Sander, Alison L Calear, Philip J Batterham, Jo Robinson
Background People who are at elevated risk of suicide stand to benefit from internet-based interventions; however, research in thi..
Developing a Suicide Prevention Social Media Campaign With Young People (The #Chatsafe Project): Co-Design Approach
Pinar Thorn, Nicole TM Hill, Michelle Lamblin, Zoe Teh, Rikki Battersby-Coulter, Simon Rice, Sarah Bendall, Kerry L Gibson, Summer May Finlay, Ryan Blandon, Libby de Souza, Ashlee West, Anita Cooksey, Joe Sciglitano, Simon Goodrich, Jo Robinson
BACKGROUND: Young people commonly use social media platforms to communicate about suicide. Although research indicates that this c..
An Enhanced Social Networking Intervention for Young People with Active Suicidal Ideation: Safety, Feasibility and Acceptability Outcomes
Eleanor Bailey, Mario Alvarez-Jimenez, Jo Robinson, Simon D'Alfonso, Maja Nedeljkovic, Christopher G Davey, Sarah Bendall, Tamsyn Gilbertson, Jessica Phillips, Lisa Bloom, Laura Nicholls, Nicola Garland, Daniela Cagliarini, Mark Phelan, Ben McKechnie, Jessica Mitchell, Melanie Cooke, Simon M Rice
Online social networking interventions have potential to support young people who experience suicidal thoughts by specifically add..
Association of suicidal behavior with exposure to suicide and suicide attempt: A systematic review and multilevel meta-analysis
Nicole TM Hill, Jo Robinson, Jane Pirkis, Karl Andriessen, Karolina Krysinska, Amber Payne, Alexandra Boland, Alison Clarke, Allison Milner, Katrina Witt, Stephan Krohn, Amit Lampit
BACKGROUND: Exposure to suicidal behavior may be associated with increased risk of suicide, suicide attempt, and suicidal ideation..
Effectiveness of interventions for people bereaved through suicide: a systematic review of controlled studies of grief, psychosocial and suicide-related outcomes
Karl Andriessen, Karolina Krysinska, Nicole TM Hill, Lennart Reifels, Jo Robinson, Nicola Reavley, Jane Pirkis
BACKGROUND: Suicide bereavement is a risk factor for adverse outcomes related to grief, social functioning, mental health and suic..
The #chatsafe project. Developing guidelines to help young people communicate safely about suicide on social media: A Delphi study
Jo Robinson, Nicole TM Hill, Pinar Thorn, Rikki Battersby, Zoe Teh, Nicola J Reavley, Jane Pirkis, Michelle Lamblin, Simon Rice, Jaelea Skehan
INTRODUCTION: Many countries have developed guidelines advocating for responsible reporting of suicidal behaviour in traditional m..