CHILDREN BEREAVED BY SUICIDE — PILOT
674. Hon ALISON XAMON to the parliamentary
secretary representing the Minister for Mental Health:
I refer to the evaluation of the
pilot postvention program for children who have been bereaved by suicide.
(1) Will the minister please table
the evaluation of the program?
(2) If not, why not?
ALANNA CLOHESY replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
(1) Yes. It is
anticipated that evaluation pertaining to the pilot postvention program for
children who have been bereaved by suicide will be finalised in the first
quarter of 2020. This evaluation will contribute to the comprehensive
evaluation of the current statewide suicide prevention strategy, ''Suicide
Prevention 2020: Together we can save lives''. The new WA suicide
prevention action plan 2021–2025, its associated business case and the comprehensive evaluation
report is intended to be submitted as part of the 2020–21
(2) Not applicable.