Commonwealth response to 'The hidden toll: suicide in Australia'

List of abbreviations

Page last updated: 2010

  • ABS - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • ACE - Australian Cost Effectiveness study
  • AIHW - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • AISRAP - Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
  • AHP - Allied Health Professional
  • ANFPP - Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program
  • ASPAC - Australian Suicide Prevention Advisory Council
  • ATAPS - Access to Allied Psychological Services
  • BTH - Bringing Them Home program
  • COAG - Council of Australian Governments
  • DOHA - Department of Health and Ageing
  • DVA - Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • DHS - Department of Human Services
  • FAHCSIA - Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Fourth Plan - Fourth National Mental Health Plan: an agenda for collaborative action in mental health 2009-2014
  • GLBTI - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex
  • GP - General Practitioner
  • ISWG - Indigenous Strategies Working Group
  • LIFE - Living Is For Everyone
  • MBS - Medical Benefits Scheme
  • MHSRRA - Mental Health Services for Rural and Remote Areas Program
  • NCESP - National Centre for Excellence in Suicide Prevention
  • NCIS - National Coronial Information System
  • NHHN - National Health and Hospital Network
  • NHMRC - National Health and Medical Research Council
  • NPAs - National Partnerships Agreements
  • NSPP - National Suicide Prevention Program
  • NSPS - National Suicide Prevention Strategy
  • PBS - Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
  • TCC - Targeted Community Care program
  • VVCS - VVCS – Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service
  • WHO - World Health Organization