The Way Back Support Service is a beyondblue initiative providing non-clinical care and practical support to individuals for three months following a suicide attempt.
The Way Back provides encouragement and support, assists the uptake of hospital discharge plans and utilisation of safety plans, supports attendance at medical and allied health appointments, facilitates access to a range of community support services, and assists clients to connect with support networks.
The referral pathway is integrated within the Calvary Mater Newcastle. Presentations to the Mater following a deliberate self-poisoning with suicidal intent have the opportunity to be part of the service. This is offered free of charge, in addition to any existing services.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
- Older persons
- Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people
- LGBTI People
- Lived experience
- People with a disability(s)
- People with an increased risk of suicide
- People who have attempted suicide
- People bereaved by suicide
- People experiencing mental illness
- Regional and remote communities
- New South Wales