Resources for professionals and those working with communities
This section contains a range of resources professionals and organisations working in suicide prevention, mental health or other community services. They include a range of core principles and practical tips for supporting community discussion about suicide.
Introduction to the professional resources
To hear Jaelea Skehan, Director of the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, give a brief introduction to the professional resources, you can stream or download the podcast below, courtesy of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia.
Core principles for guiding community conversations
A series of evidence-informed core principles to guide community conversations have been developed to assist with recommendations for: prevention-focused conversations; intervention-focused conversations; and postvention-focused conversations. These are available now for download and use in your planning and practice.READ MORE
Supporting CALD communities to talk about suicide - a guide for professionals
This section contains a practical resource for professionals when discussing suicide, and covers specific matters to be aware of when working with CALD individuals, families and communities.READ MORE
Working with Aboriginal communities in NSW - a resource for professionals
This section contains practical tools for professionals working with Aboriginal communities in New South Wales (NSW) to help support conversations about suicide. The resource covers different types of conversations for individuals, families and communities.READ MORE