The Aftercare program aims to reduce the risk of a repeat suicide attempt. This program is available for individuals who have been discharged from an acute care facility in the past 12 months after a suicide attempt. It also offers support for their families and significant others who have been impacted by suicide.
- Clients will receive person-centred, individual psychological support and strength-based strategies for up to 12 months.
- For individuals, a GP or health professional referral to the program is required to be faxed to 1300 452 059. A mental health treatment plan is NOT required. Family and friends are able to self-refer.
- Support is offered face to face, by phone or Skype.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
- Lived experience
- People with an increased risk of suicide
- People who have attempted suicide
- People bereaved by suicide
- People experiencing mental illness
- Rural and remote communities
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
- Government Funded
- Evidence Based
- New South Wales