This section includes a collection of suicide prevention resources for people in the suicide prevention sector, as well as those working in mental health, government, business and community groups.
Resources listed are accessed at the user's discretion and are not endorsed by Life in Mind. Read the Life in Mind disclaimer.
A comparison of multi-component systems approaches to suicide prevention
The Journal of Australasian Psychiatry published work by Black Dog Institute researchers, comparing LifeSpan to other suicide prevention models internationally.
beyondblue online forums
Online forums providing space to ask questions, share experiences and support with other users.
beyondblue Support Services
A website with information linking to one-on-one confidential support services (via phone, online chat and email) with a trained mental health professional who provides information and advice and points participants in the right direction for further support.
BeyondNow – Your suicide safety planning app
The BeyondNow suicide safety planning app allows people to create a structured plan (ideally with the support form a health professional or someone whom is trusted), that participants can used when experiencing suicidal thoughts, feelings, distress or crisis.
A series of videos about the BeyondNow- Your suicide safety planning app.
Black Dog Institute Fact Sheets
Black Dog Institute provides a range of free factsheets and resources to educate people about mental health research and treatments. These cover such topics as: depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, workplace mental health, adolescents and young people’s mental health, suicide prevention, e-mental health, positive psychology and wellbeing.
blueVoices is a beyondblue reference group for people who have personal experience of anxiety, depression or suicide, or support someone who does. blueVoices is open to anyone over the age of 16 in Australia with this experience.
Care After a Suicide Attempt report
Researchers from Black Dog Institute prepared this report for the National Mental Health Commission. The report investigates the response of health services to people who had previously made a suicide attempt, aiming to provide a better understanding of what support people currently receive, how helpful or otherwise these services are, and the barriers to improvement.