Resources

Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviours: First Aid Guidelines (Mental Health First Aid)

Suicide can be prevented. Most suicidal people do not want to die. They simply do not want to live with the pain of their current situation. Openly talking about suicidal feelings can save a life. These Suicidal Thoughts & Behaviours First Aid Guidelines provide essential information to support these discussions.

Helping Someone with Mental Health Problems and Financial Difficulties (MHFA)

A fact sheet developed by Mental Health First Aid specifically for Financial Counsellors.

Conversations Matter

A practical online resource to support safe and effective community discussions about suicide. This includes conversations with someone who may be thinking about suicide, those bereaved by suicide, and communities affected by suicide. These are excellent resources funded by the NSW Suicide Prevention Strategy 2010 – 2015.

Booklet - Finding your way back: A resource for people who have attempted suicide (beyondblue)

This resource is for people who have attempted suicide. It has been written to help you begin to answer some important questions about your future wellbeing

Booklet - Finding our way back: A resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples after a suicide attempt (beyondblue)

This resource provides practical information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their family and friends about what to do and what to expect if someone has attempted suicide. It is a starting point for working through some of the questions that can come up after a suicide attempt, where to get support, and who to contact in an emergency or for more information.