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These resources have been developed by the Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Community Network for the community.
National Suicide Prevention Directions
Living is For Everyone (LiFE) Communications: a National Suicide Prevention Strategy that aims to improve access to suicide and self-harm prevention activities in Australia through the promotion of the LIFE resources and website; and improve communication between suicide prevention stakeholders in Australia. This is achieved by providing access to a range of resources and research, including the latest information from National Suicide Prevention Strategy (NSPS) projects.
Suicide Prevention Australia: provides policy advice to governments, community awareness and public education, has increased involvement in research and a future role in leading Australia's engagement internationally.
Suicide Prevention Australia supports communities and organisations throughout Australia, and promotes collaboration and partnerships in suicide and self harm prevention, intervention and postvention.
To Have a Conversation
Conversations Matter: provides a range of practical resources for discussing suicide. Resources cover different types of conversations relevant for individuals, families and community groups.
RUOK?: Information and resources to help you have a conversation that could change a life.
For Support and Help After Suicide Death
Standby Response Service: A community based program that provides a 24 hour coordinated crisis response to assist families, friends and associates who have been bereaved through suicide.
To contact the StandBy Response Service:
Phone (03) 6282 1519 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
To access the 24-hour mobile call 0400 183 490.
headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. We help young people who are going through a tough time. This site also includes information for parents and carers.
Reachout An online youth mental health service, where you can get the help you need, where and when you need it.
For Mental Illness
Beyondblue: increasing awareness and understanding of anxiety and depression in Australia and reducing the associated stigma.
You can phone 1300 22 4636 or email or chat online.
Call for mental illness advice and referrals, weekdays 9am–5pm AEST
Share online resources and information about mental illness
Helpline: 1800 18 SANE (7263)
Black Dog Institute: Share online resources about depression and bipolar disorder. Find out how to visit their clinics or take part in community education.
Mental Health in Multicultural Australia
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