A collection of resources, services and useful contacts aimed to support community discussions and understanding of suicide prevention at every stage. Use these resources to inform or educate your community on suicide prevention.
StandBy is recognised as one of Australia’s leading suicide postvention programs dedicated to assisting people and communities impacted by suicide.
StandBy is a community-basedprogram that provides a 24/7 coordinated response to assist families, friends, frontline responders (e.g. GPs and emergency workers), workplaces, sporting teams, schools, funeral homes and witnesses who have been bereaved by or exposed to a suicide loss.
StandBy operates nationally by partnering with local organisations, engaging their expertise within the community to deliver the most effective and culturally suitable support for each individual circumstance.
LifeSpan is an innovative, evidence-based, world-class approach to suicide prevention currently being trialled in select sites in NSW, Australia. The Black Dog Institute is also providing support to the 12 PHNs selected as National Suicide Prevention Trials.
Head to Health assists individuals and communities find mental health organisations, resources and services to suit their needs.
Information regarding the 31 Primary Health Networks within Australia and their role in suicide prevention
Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA) provides national leadership for the suicide prevention sector in Australia. SPA works collaboratively to develop a community that knows how to ask for help and how to give help.
The QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviours and save lives by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. QPR provides suicide prevention training for individuals, groups, professionals and organisations.
In ASIST, people learn to apply a suicide intervention model. It helps caregivers recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide and explores how to connect with them.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses teach mental health first aid strategies to members of the public. Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem, or in a mental health crisis.
beyondblue, with Everymind, has developed resources for people who have attempted suicide and their close family and friends.