Supporting links

Supporting links

Services and supports

  • Lifeline
    24-hour national telephone crisis counselling service and online counselling
    Telephone: 13 11 14 or www.lifeline.org.au

     

  • Kids Helpline
    Free confidential 24 hour telephone and online counselling for young people between 5 and 25 years. 
    Telephone: 1800 55 1800 or www.kidshelpline.com.au
    For kids: www.kidshelpline.com.au/kids  
    For teenagers and young adults: www.kidshelpline.com.au/teens    

     

  • Suicide Call Back Service
    24-hour national telephone counselling service to people 18 years and over and online services
    Telephone: 1300 659 467 or www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au  

     

  • Mindhealthconnect
    Website aggregates mental health resources and content from the leading health organisations
    www.mindhealthconnect.org.au  

     

  • beyondblue: National depression initiative
    24-hour telephone support and online chat service and links to local services
    Telephone: 1300 22 4636 or www.beyondblue.org.au  

     

  • e-headspace
    Online counselling for young people 12-25 years – www.eheadspace.org.au

     

  • headspace School Support
    Provides localised support to secondary schools affected by a suicide - 1800 688 248
    www.headspace.org.au/what-works/school-support

     

  • StandBy - support after suicide
    24-hour coordinated community response service to families, friends and communities who have been bereaved through suicide – 

     standbysupport.com.au

  • Support After Suicide
    Information and resources and group support for those bereaved by suicide – www.supportaftersuicide.org.au

Useful Resources

 

 

Useful Training

  • LivingWorks Australia: Targeted training for communities, caregivers and professionals - www.livingworks.com.au
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  • Mental Health First Aid: Training for those assisting adults, young people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Vietnamese communities with mental health problems or in a mental crisis - www.mhfa.com.au/cms/
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  • Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training: Free online training course for Australian residents – www.suicideprevention.salvos.org.au/training