Suicide Awareness & Prevention

Across Victoria, individuals considering suicide is increasing significantly; in some demographic segments, these rates are alarming. Our staff are experienced in helping people who are thinking about suicide as well as families dealing with grief and loss associated with suicide.  We also run a suicide prevention program that can assist families and individuals who may be living or working with someone at risk of suicide.

In this news section you'll find up to date information and stories to help you understand what you can do to help minimise the occurrence of suicide and attempted suicide.

If you are experiencing thoughts about self-harm or suicide or know someone who is, please call Lifeline 13 11 14. In an emergency call 000.

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ASIST in Suicide Prevention

In 2011, when our community was at crisis point with a spate of youth suicides, we created a suicide prevention program that could be implemented in schools quickly. The program trained participants to recognise when someone was at risk of suicide and gave them the skills to intervene appropriately.

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