A suicide research agenda for people from immigrant and refugee backgrounds
Erminia Colucci, Lay San Too, Harry Minas
DEATH STUDIES | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2017
The aim of this study was to establish mental health and suicide research priorities for people from immigrant and refugee background in Australia. This article focuses on the data relevant to the development of the suicide research agenda. This study was conducted using Delphi consensus method with two rounds of online questionnaires. A total of 138 and 86 participants, respectively, completed the first and second rounds of survey. Participants were policy makers, service providers, academics, service users, and carer advocates in Australia with expertise in mental health and/or suicide among people from immigrant and refugee backgrounds. Of the total 268 research questions included in the ..View full abstract
This study was part of Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA), a project funded by the Australian Commonwealth Department of Health to provide advice and support to service providers and governments on mental health and suicide prevention for culturally and linguistically diverse populations. We wish to acknowledge MHiMA consortium members and representatives for their support and participants for their contribution to this study.