This section includes a collection of suicide prevention resources for people in the suicide prevention sector, as well as those working in mental health, government, business and community groups.
Resources listed are accessed at the user's discretion and are not endorsed by Life in Mind. Read the Life in Mind disclaimer.
A guide to asking R U OK?
Developed in consultation between R U OK? and the National LGBTI Health Alliance, this conversation guide contains tips to help people know when and how to ask someone who is gender, bodily or sexuality diverse, “Are you OK?” in a safe and supportive way.
A comparison of multi-component systems approaches to suicide prevention
The Journal of Australasian Psychiatry published work by Black Dog Institute researchers, comparing LifeSpan to other suicide prevention models internationally.
Act Belong Commit Fact Sheets and Resources
The CRRMH has adapted the Act Belong Commit mental health promotion campaign as one of its key initiatives. You can find an evaluation report as well as a range of fact sheets and resources to educate people about being mentally healthy.
Beyond Blue online forums
Online forums providing space to ask questions, share experiences and support with other users.
Beyond Now – Your suicide safety planning app
The Beyond Now suicide safety planning app allows people to create a structured plan (ideally with the support form a health professional or someone whom is trusted), that participants can used when experiencing suicidal thoughts, feelings, distress or crisis.
Black Dog Institute Fact Sheets
Black Dog Institute provides a range of free factsheets and resources to educate people about mental health research and treatments. These cover such topics as: depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, workplace mental health, adolescents and young people’s mental health, suicide prevention, e-mental health, positive psychology and wellbeing.
Care After a Suicide Attempt report
Researchers from Black Dog Institute prepared this report for the National Mental Health Commission. The report investigates the response of health services to people who had previously made a suicide attempt, aiming to provide a better understanding of what support people currently receive, how helpful or otherwise these services are, and the barriers to improvement.
Champions of Inclusion: A Guide to Creating LGBTI Inclusive Organisations
Champions of Inclusion: A Guide to Creating LGBTI Inclusive Organisations provides a framework for organisations wishing to instigate a LGBTI Champions project across a diverse range of workplaces and groups, including mental health and suicide prevention services and organisations.