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Suicide and Attempted Suicide amongst Young Tongans in New Zealand

Year:
2012
Duration:
5 months
Approved budget:
$10,000.00
Researchers:
Professor Sitaleki Finau
Health issue:
Mental health (and sleep disorders)
Proposal type:
Māori and Pacific Health Development Grant
Lay summary
To investigate the Tongan Communities' awareness of and attitude towards existing suicide prevention strategies by: * identifying a study sample * developing survey instruments to collect the community data * conducting focus groups * qualitatively assessing the community knowledge data