The NT Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2009-2011 is a whole-of-Government response to guide future direction in suicide prevention over the next three years. It effectively converts the NT Strategic Framework for Suicide Prevention into assessable actions and initiatives to reduce self-harming behaviour and enhance the resilience and capacity of the NT community.
|Consumers guide to the Mental Health and Related Services Act||2009||This Guide has been prepared in good faith. The information it contains is intended to assist consumers of mental health services and their families to understand the operations of the NT Mental Health and Related Services Act (the Act) and their rights within its provisions. This Guide is a supplement to the Act. For clarification or further detail, refer directly to the Act. If there are questions, refer them to the manager of your local mental health service in the first instance. The Director or the Senior Policy Officer within the Mental Health Program may also be contacted.||Full Details|
|Carers guide to the Mental Health and Related Services Act||2009||This guide explains the roles, rights and responsibilities of people involved in caring for clients with mental health issues. It applies specifically to care given under the Northern Territory Mental Health and Related Services Act 2000.||Full Details|
|2003||The Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services (the Department) engaged Healthcare Management Advisors (HMA) to undertake a study to: "assess and make recommendations on the core elements of a Mental Health Service System Development Strategy" The Terms of reference for the Project were: 1. review Department of Health and Community Services Mental Health Program funded services, taking into account the context of services available in the NT; 2. make recommendations on the level, mix and integration of services and staff to get the best results within existing resources; 3. make recommendations on potential areas of disinvestment and reinvestment within the mental health services, using evidence-based practice as a key decision-making criterion; and 4. make recommendations on priorities for future funding in relation to specific mental health services.||Full details|
|Northern Territory strategic framework for suicide prevention: a framework for the prevention of suicide and self-harm in the Northern Territory 2003||2003||This Strategic Framework for Suicide Prevention 2003 provides a platform to guide planning and development of initiatives with a focus on life promotion and the prevention of suicide and self-harm in the Northern Territory (NT).||Full details|