Resources

Keep Yourself Alive: Suicide Prevention Manual

This manual was part of a national training program to raise awareness and skills for suicide prevention among GPs. The full ‘kit’ contained videos, audios, and diskettes, and was disseminated to 3500+ Family Doctors across Australia in 150+ seminars from 1997.

Download here: *KYA

Martin, G., Clark, S., Beckinsale, P., Skene, C. & Stacey, K., 1997. Keep Yourself Alive: prevention of suicide in young people. A Manual for Health Professionals. Adelaide, Foundation Studios. ISBN 0 646 32424 1. Funded under the National Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative, Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra.

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Model Projects for Early Intervention

Model Projects for Early Intervention in the Mental Health of Young People details a number of successful reorientation projects funded through AusEinet, tracking their process, problems and solutions toward success.

Download here (20mB file): Model Projects for Early Intervention in the Mental Health of Young People Reorientation of Services Reduced

O’Hanlon, A., Kosky, R., Martin, G. & Davis, C., 2000. Model Projects for Early Intervention in the Mental Health of Young People: reorientation of Services. Adelaide, Auseinet. ISBN 0 957 7915 1 8

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National Action Plan for PPEi for Mental Health 2000

Critical for translating theory into practice, this is the companion booklet to the Monograph for PPEi for Mental Health also published in 2000. It was a joint agreement between the Australian and state governments. It formed the basis for the promotional activities of AusEinet.

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Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care 2000, National Action Plan for Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental Health, Mental Health and Special Programs Branch, Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, Canberra.

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Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental Health: A Monograph 2000

This Monograph on Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental Health can prove difficult to track down. It formed the basis of development of Australian programs in Prevention for Mental Health, and the Australian Early Intervention Network (AusEinet), and is provided here as a free resource to drive further thinking and action

Download here: *PPEiMentalHealth2000

Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care 2000, Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental Health—A Monograph, Mental Health and Special Programs Branch, Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, Canberra.

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Early Detection of Emotional Disorders in South Australia

This is the full original report from the first two years of our 3-Wave longitudinal study of adolescents from 1st year high school to 3rd year high school.

Download here *Early Detection of Emotional Disorders in South Australia

Martin, G., Roeger, L., Dadds, V., & Allison, S., 1997. Early Detection of Emotional Disorders in South Australia; the first two years. Adelaide, Southern Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. ISBN 0 646 31337 1.

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Family Therapy and the Family Doctor

This paper was based on a short course of training in Structural and Strategic Family for Family Doctors. It argues that the GP is well placed to do brief and targeted interventions in General Practice, that basic skills can be learned in short courses, and that understanding family dynamics may have enormous impact on other aspects of their family practice.

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*Family Therapy and the Family Doctor 1

Martin, G., 1980. Family Therapy and the Family Doctor. Australian Journal of Family Therapy, Vol. 1 No. 2.

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Therapeutic Alliance: A View Constructed by a Family Therapy Team

This paper discusses whether family therapeutic alliance can be observed, described and measured, and gives an account of the development of the Family Therapeutic Alliance Scale (FTAS) by a brief strategic family therapy team. Our focus is on the use of statistical technique as a means of clarifying the team’s construct of therapeutic alliance, informing the team process without being the final arbiter in development of the scale.

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Martin, G. & Allison, S., 1993. Family Therapeutic Alliance: a view constructed by a family therapy team. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 14, 4:205-214.

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Adolescent Suicide: Imitation and the clustering phenomenon

Part III. Discusses the clustering phenomenon in which publicity of a student suicide story appears to lead to imitation in a series of student suicides in Australia. Case histories and connections; Tendency of a student to copy the method of a reported suicide case.
Download here : *Adolescent Suicide 3 Imitation and the clustering phenomenon
Martin, G., 1992. Adolescent Suicide 3: Imitation and the clustering phenomenon. Youth Studies Australia, 11, 1:28-32.
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Adolescent Suicide: Postvention in a school.

This paper examines the effect of completed suicide by a student on other high school students. The case history of a 16-year-old female student who jumped from an eight-storey car park roof is discussed. The death was followed by an increase in suicide attempts. The postvention strategy in the school is discussed and offered as an example of what may need to be done in the aftermath of the suicide of an adolescent.
Download here: *Adolescent suicide 2 Postvention in a school
Martin, G., 1992. Adolescent Suicide 2: Postvention in a school. Youth Studies Australia, 11, 1:24-27.
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The effect on adolescents of the completed suicide of another student.

This paper demonstrates that students in a school from where two suicides had occurred were more likely to know about the suicides, but also more likely to be depressed and suicidal compared with students from two comparison schools of similar social background.

Download here:  *Adolescent Suicide 1 The effect on adolescents of the completed suicide of another student

Martin, G., Kuller, N. & Hazell, P., 1992. Adolescent Suicide 1: The effect on adolescents of the completed suicide of another student. Youth Studies Australia, 11, 1:21-23.
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Resources

This is a page of free download-able resources, usually in pdf format.
The aim is to provide a directory of Graham's written works, which will be added to weekly.