National

  1. National Suicide Call Back Service

    On the Line (National)

  2. Mental Illness and Bereavement Project

    SANE Australia (National)

  3. The Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Project

    Wesley Mission (National)

  4. SANE Media Centre and Stigmawatch

    SANE Australia (National)

  5. SPA Strategic Partnership

    Suicide Prevention Australia (National)

  6. Hope for Life

    Salvation Army Property Trust NSW (National)

  7. Peer Support

    Peer Support Foundation Ltd (National)

  8. ReachOut! Pro Website

    The Inspire Foundation (National)

  9. Mindframe Education and Training Projects

    Hunter Institute of Mental Health (National)

  10. Community Broadcasting Suicide Prevention Project

    Community Broadcasting Association Australia (National)

  11. National Centre of Excellence in Suicide Prevention

    AISRAP, Griffith University (National)

  12. WHO START Project

    AISRAP, Griffith University (National)

  13. MindMatters Initiative

    Principals Australia (National)

  14. RUOK? Day

    RUOK? Ltd (National)

  15. MindOUT!

    National LGBTI Health Alliance (National)

  16. StandBy Response Service

    United Synergies (National)

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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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Mental Illness and Bereavement Project

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
03 9682 5933 or info@sane.org
Description
Build the evidence base to improve services for relatives and friends of people with mental illness who have suicided or gone missing, enhance support provided in the community to the target groups and provide staff development and training for other services.

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The Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention Project

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
02 9263 5555
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. 

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SANE Media Centre and Stigmawatch

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
03 9682 5933 or info@sane.org
Description
Promote accurate, respectful and sensitive depiction of mental illness and suicide by exposing cases of media stigma to public scrutiny and educating those responsible to change their practices.  

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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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Hope for Life

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
Office: 02 9356 2120, Director - Alan Staines: 0412 164 575
National Coordinator - Stephanie Wilks: 0435 967 265 www.suicideprevention.salvos.org.au
Description
Deliver the Salvation Army suicide bereavement support service including a website, online and face to face Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper training and a resource kit for frontline Salvation Army staff.

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Peer Support

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
Description
A school-based promotion and prevention program targeting children and young people. The program aims to enhance resilience and resourcefulness, respect, interconnectedness and mental health in young people, families and communities.

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ReachOut! Pro Website

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
02 8585 9300
Description
A website for professionals to provide information, updates, best practice case studies, interactive content to facilitate help-seeking among young people aged 16-25. 

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Mindframe Education and Training Projects

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
Description
Deliver the Responsibility Journalism and Public Relations Project, Mindframe Media and Mental Health Project, Mindframe for the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Sector Project, Mindframe Stage and Screen Project and Mindframe Police and Courts Project.

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Community Broadcasting Suicide Prevention Project

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
Ian Waton 02 9310 2999 iwatson@cbaa.org.au
Description

Deliver help-seeking and wellbeing messages to a wide and diverse network of communities nationally including Indigenous communities, rural and remote and CALD through satellite and local radio providing 24 hour a day national delivery of suicide and mental helaht and well-being messages.

 

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National Centre of Excellence in Suicide Prevention

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
07 3735 3382 or aisrap@griffith.edu.au
Description

Provide advice to the Department of Health and Ageing and other agencies on best practice in suicide prevention, provide direct support to agencies contracted by the Department, a bi-annual critical literature review regarding suicide and suicide prevention, advice on evaluation of suicide prevention work and advice on data quality.


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WHO START Project

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
07 3735 3382 or aisrap@griffith.edu.au
Description
Provide for a researcher to investigate preventative interventions across various countries, cultures and population sub-groups with the Asia-Pacific region. This project is an Australian component of a broader international research project.


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MindMatters Initiative

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
08 8245 9800 or www.mindmatters.edu.au
Description
The MindMatters Initiative is the national mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention initiative for Australian secondary schools and has the goals of:
  • Enhancing the development of school environments where young people feel safe, valued, engaged and purposeful;
  • Developing the social and emotional skills required to meet life’s challenges;
  • Helping school communities create a climate of positive mental health and wellbeing;
  • Developing strategies to enable a continuum of support for students with additional needs in relation to mental health and wellbeing; and
  • Enabling schools to better collaborate with families and the health sector.

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RUOK? Day

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
Janina Nearn 0410 523 359 or email ruokday@gmail.com
Description

 Encourages connecting with family and people in the community if they have concerns about their mental health and wellbeing through coordinated TV, internet and press coverage of their theme, coupled with advice on help seeking avenues. 


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MindOUT!

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
Warren Talbot, General Manager National LGBTI Health Alliance 02 8568 1120
Description
The MindOUT! Project is establishing networks and linkages between the LGBTI sector, mainstream mental health services and other significant suicide prevention and mental health projects, programs and research. 

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StandBy Response Service

Organisation
Region
National
Contact
standbynational@unitedsynergies.com.au / 07 5442 4277
Description
The StandBy Response Service provides people bereaved by suicide with access to timely support and clear pathways to care. The service provides immediate response to people bereaved by suicide via its 24-hour crisis response telephone number. From there, people bereaved by suicide can receive face-to- face outreach provided by a skilled crisis response team and/or referral to appropriate support service matched to their need. Contact National StandBy Response Service for regions and contact details.