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Tongan youth suicide prevention resource

Year:
2016
Duration:
6 months
Approved budget:
$5,000.00
Researchers:
Dr Jemaima Tiatia-Seath
Health issue:
Mental health (and sleep disorders)
Proposal type:
Pacific Health Knowledge Translation Grant
Lay summary
The Pacific Knowledge Translation Grant will assist in the development of an evidence based bilingual resource, derived from an HRC and MOH funded Pacific Health Research Partnership Project, ‘Suicide Prevention for Tongan Youth in New Zealand.' Key research findings and recommendations will be presented in the form of a resource booklet, which will also be available online. The primary aim of this resource is to increase the awareness, accessibility and uptake of the project’s research findings in order to improve the likelihood that key messages will have an increased positive health impact upon Tongan youth, their families and their community.