No Secret: Resources and Help
Knowledge is power, right? With more knowledge and understanding about suicide, we have the power to break the silence around the topic. We're also able to learn how to best support people and have conversations that are grounded in factual information.
Lifeline - Mental health resource centre
As well as running a 24 hour telephone counselling service, Lifeline also has a wealth of information posted on their website. Fact sheets and tool kits are provided for people to learn more about suicide, including topics like Helping Someone at Risk of Suicide and Coping with Sorrow, Loss and Grief
Suicide Call Back Service
If there's something you don't understand about suicide and or want more information on, chances are it's on the website of the Suicide Call Back Service - suicidecallbackservice.org.au
LIFE – Living Is For Everyone
The Living Is For Everyone (LIFE) website is a suicide and self-harm prevention resource. The LIFE website is designed for people across the community who are involved in suicide and self-harm prevention activities. For a comprehensive look at suicide prevention in Australia, their collation of 'Research and Evidence in Suicide Prevention' is a must-read. Click here to access the web page.
Help guide - Suicide Prevention
A website from the United States providing a variety information about suicide prevention, self help and ways of dealing with depressions in different stages of life. In each section, they talk about the causes of the problem, its characteristics as well as how to offer help. A great resource – just be aware of the US-centric focus.
Living Beyond Suicide
Practical support for families after losing a loved one to suicide Call 1300761193. Anglicare Living Beyond Suicide
Operates camps for children that have lost a close sibling. There is Starbound (13-17) or Starbear (5-12)
Bereavement support groups, silentripples.net
Assists people with mental illness, family and friends with mental health programs www.mifsa.org
Mosh (Minimisation of Self Harm)
Raises awareness of suicide prevention and bereavement support. moshaustralia.org.au
Kids/Youth Helpline www.kidshelp.com.au
Suicide Question and Answer Resources square.org.au