Community Support

  1. Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Service

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

  2. Expanded Horizons

    Wesley Mission Brisbane (Brisbane QLD)

  3. Living Beyond Suicide

    Anglicare South Australia Inc (Metropolitan Adealide, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula.)

  4. National Suicide Call Back Service

    On the Line (National)

  5. The Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Project

    Wesley Mission (National)

  6. Rural Alive and Well

    Rural Alive and Well Inc (Tasmania)

  7. SPA Strategic Partnership

    Suicide Prevention Australia (National)

  8. The Strength Within

    Royal Flying Doctor Service (QLD)

  9. Building Bridges

    Centre for Rural & Remote Mental Health Queensland (South Burnett, North Burnett, Maranoa and Goondiwindi Regional Council areas of Queensland.)

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Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Service

Organisation
Region
NSW: Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, the Hunter, New England and Central 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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Expanded Horizons

Organisation
Wesley Mission Brisbane
Region
Brisbane QLD
Contact
07 5569 1824 or g.wallwork@wmb.org.au
Description

The Expanded Horizons Program (EHP) is a program funded by the Department of Health and Ageing as part of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy to support sexually, sex and gender diverse youth as well as young people from Refugee or Culturally & Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds on the Gold Coast. The program also supports whole of community suicide prevention initiatives.


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Living Beyond Suicide

Organisation
Region
Metropolitan Adealide, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula.
Contact
1300 76 11 93 or LBS@anglicaresa.com.au
Description

A free program providing practical and sensitive  support to families and individuals bereaved though suicide. Staff and specially trained volunteers can offer home visits and telephone support. The service is available from 10am to 10pm, seven days a week. Anyone in the community can contact Living Beyond Suicide directly to access support.

Living Beyond Suicide hosts the annual walk of remembrance “Walk Through the Darkness” in November. The program also offers community education.


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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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The Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Project

Organisation
Region
National
Contact

1800 100 024

Description
The aim of the Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Project is to  build community capacity to engage in suicide prevention activity, improve access to appropriate services and to support those at risk of suicide and bereaved by suicide. This is achieved through the establishment and support of suicide prevention community networks throughout Australia, and the development and maintenance of training programs, workshops and other events targeting suicide awareness and prevention. Training is provided for the general community, general practitioners and their staff, relationship counsellors and aged care nurses and workers. Suicide prevention training for members of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities is being launched in August 2015.

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Rural Alive and Well

Organisation
Region
Tasmania
Contact

24/7 Emergency Phone Service 1300 HELPMATE (1300 4357 6283)
Office Phone: 03 62541092 or email admin@rawtas.com.au
73 High Street Oatlands, PO BOX 74 Oatlands TAS 7120

Description

Assist communities to respond to crises, recover after adversity using structures and networks to assist individuals, families and the community to react to challenging life experiences with a particular empasis on mental health and wellbeing and suicide prevention.


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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
South Burnett, North Burnett, Maranoa and Goondiwindi Regional Council areas of Queensland.
Contact
Mr Tim Saal 0400 104 332 or timsaal@acrrmh.com.au
Description

Consult, advise and work with the community to develop, implement, and coordinate activities that support community and organisational capacity building for suicide prevention and well-being.