The different stages of being affected by suicide are very distinct. You may be bereaved, coping, or looking for information on prevention. Each area has unique needs and here are some useful links to assist:
Suicide Call Back service: 1300 659 467
Salvo Care Line: 1300 363 622
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
QLD United Synergies StandBy Response Service: (07) 5442 4277
Services for suicide prevention & for people bereaved by suicide:
Suicide Call Back Service - www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au
Suicide Prevention Australia - www.suicidepreventionaust.org
Living Is For Everyone - www.livingisforeveryone.com.au
American suicidology Association - www.suicidology.org
Salvation Army - www.salvos.org.au
Lifeline - www.lifeline.org.au
RUOK? Day - www.ruokday.com.au
NSW - Life Networks Western Sydney - http://www.wesleymission.org.au/Centres/lifeforce/Life_Networks/LN_Western_Sydney.asp
Michelle Linn Gust, suicide survivor - www.bereavedbysuicide.com
The Compassionate Friends Australia - www.thecompassionatefriends.org.au/TCFAustralia.htm
QLD - S.O.S (Survivors of Suicide).Phone 1300 767 022 or visit www.sosbsa.org.au
NSW – Bereaved by Suicide Centre for Intense Grief, Dr Diana Sands www.bereavedbysuicide.com.au. Information on “Restoring the Heartbeat of Hope” group programs is also available at www.bereavedbysuicide.com.au.
VIC – Support After Suicide, by Jesuit Social Services, PH (03) 9427 9899 or visit www.supportaftersuicide.org.au.
Parents of Suicide Australia and New Zealand www.aunz-pos-ffos.com
Australian Suicide Prevention Foundation (bereavement) - www.aftersuicide.com.au
Beyond Blue - www.beyondblue.org.au
Black Dog Institute - www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
Sane - www.sane.org
Youth Health - www.kidshelpline.com.au
National Association for Loss and Grief Inc - www.nalag.org.au
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement - www.grief.org.au
Bereavement Care Centre (Mal and Dianne McCissock) - www.bereavementcare.com.au
You are not alone in your loss.
- In 2006, Australian suicides accounted for nearly 1/5 of all deaths amongst young men aged 20 to 34.
- Suicide remains a major external cause of death, accounting for more deaths in Australia than transport accidents.
Australian Bureau of Statistics data.