Community Support

  1. Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Service

    UCA Lifeline Newcastle and Hunter (NSW: Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, the Hunter, New England and Mid North Coast regions)

  2. National Suicide Call Back Service

    On the Line (National)

  3. SPA Strategic Partnership

    Suicide Prevention Australia (National)

  4. The Strength Within

    Royal Flying Doctor Service (QLD)

  5. Building Bridges

    Centre for Rural & Remote Mental Health Queensland (Dalby and St George area )

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Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Service

Organisation
Region
NSW: Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, the Hunter, New England and Mid North Coast regions
Contact
Description

Creates a holistic suicide prevention approach for attempters, those bereaved by suicide, other at risk groups and rural areas. Build individual resilience and community capacity by psychosocial education programs and awareness raising.

 

 


 

 

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National Suicide Call Back Service

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
03 8371 2800 or enquiries@ontheline.org.au
Description

The Suicide Call Back Service is a national professional telephone and online counselling service for people affected by suicide, including:

-      people at risk of suicide
-      people worried about someone who may be suicidal
-      people bereaved by suicide
-      professionals working with suicidal clients. 

The service includes a 24/7 telephone counselling service for immediate crisis support. This is complemented by ongoing support for eligible clients through six telephone counselling sessions with the same counsellor. Online counselling is also available through the Suicide Call Back Service website. 



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SPA Strategic Partnership

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
Description
Provide national advocacy, education and research for suicide and self-harm prevention, intervention and postvention and to build networks in the suicide prevention sector.

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The Strength Within

Organisation
Region
QLD
Contact
07 4040 0444 or rfds_cns@rfdsqld.com.au
Description

Develop a training program for community based counsellors consistent and integrated with government traineeship schemes and identify and employ one male and one female community person to take up the community counsellor positions.


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Building Bridges

Organisation
Region
Dalby and St George area
Contact
Mr Tim Saal 0400 104 332 or timsaal@crmhq.com.au
Description
Develop and implement a framework to strengthen and develop the capacity of existing organisations in the Dalby and St George area to bridge identified gaps in service provision to support suicide prevention.