Conversations Matter when holding group discussions about suicide prevention

I want to talk about the issues of suicide and the prevention of suicide in my community. What do I say? What do I do?

Group discussions about suicide prevention

Suicide is a mostly preventable cause of death and an important issue for communities to engage with. It is important to ensure discussions are helpful, based on accurate information and likely to lead to people feeling more empowered.

This resource provides a basic summary of issues to consider when talking broadly about the issue of suicide and suicide prevention in a group setting.

You can watch it as an online presentation or download it as a printed fact sheet or audio podcast by using the links below.

Conversations Matter when holding group discussions about suicide prevention

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You can download the resource as a printed fact sheet or an audio podcast by using the links below.

NEW: series of shortened podcasts now available to download.

Factsheet: Group discussions about suicide prevention Factsheet: Group discussions about suicide prevention (1647 KB)

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  • R U OK? Foundation: Empowering and encouraging all people to regularly and meaningfully ask 'are you ok?' to support those struggling with life - www.ruok.org.au