What can I do?

Preventing suicide is not the sole responsibility of any one person, group, service or sector. Every one of us has a role to play in suicide prevention - and you are in a position to help.

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As a community member

Learn how to help - do suicide prevention training such as Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR).

Help spread the word - share videos of hope & helpful resources with your mates, neighbours, family and colleagues.

Sign up to volunteer with YAM.

Don't be afraid to talk about suicide with your friends, family or doctor.

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As a person with lived experience

Contact the Collaborative to:

Connect with other people who have lived experience of suicide.

Learn how to use your experience to have a positive impact.

Help us reduce suicides. Your experience is an asset we need to do this work.

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As a business or organisation

Roll out suicide prevention training within your workplace - click here for more information.

Share the 'Where to go for support' resource with staff, e.g. via your staff newsletter or noticeboard.

Make sure your staff know who to speak to at work if they are struggling.

Take steps to create a mentally healthy workplace - check out the 'Heads Up' website for more information.

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As a health professional

Learn how to help - do suicide prevention training (click here to view training options).

Sign up for the next Recovery Camp.

Join our 'Update for health professionals' mailing list for the latest news, training and events.

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As family or friend of someone struggling

Learn how to help - do suicide prevention training such as Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR).

Find out what supports are available for yourself and the people you care for - visit our need help page for more details.

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Get involved with the Collaborative

Help us continue and grow this work by joining a working group, our monthly meetings, or contributing outside of meetings. 

Click here to read our report card to find out what we've been working on.

Contact us to talk more about the work we're doing and how you can get involved.