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What is After Suicide Support?

A death by suicide can be difficult for families, friends, workmates workplaces and communities.

After Suicide Support provides emotional support and practical information for people who are supporting others impacted by suicide. How to talk about loss and where to go to for support are among what is on offer.

How does After Suicide Support help?

Support for individuals:

  • Someone to talk to
  • Assistance to connect to local supports
  • Referral pathways
  • Follow-up.

Support for communities:

  • Locally tailored community workshops to increase awareness, develop connections and build a community’s capacity to support people impacted by suicide.
  • Development of postvention planning and coordinated responses with workplaces and communities.
  • Presence at events and functions where people who are bereaved by suicide may require support.

How do I access this service?

For further information or to access this service, contact us:

Call: (02) 5925 5911

If immediate help is required, call 000

If you or someone you know are having suicidal thoughts, please talk to someone. The following services are available to you and to family members, carers and friends:

Suicide Call back Service - 1300 659 467
Free, confidential, support 24/7 from trained specialist counsellors (national)

Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800
Free, confidential support 24/7 for young people under 25 (national)

Lifeline - 13 11 14
Free, confidential support 24/7 13 11 14 for people (national)

Beyond Blue - 1300 224 636
Free, confidential support from trained specialist counsellors 24/7