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The American Association of Suicidology is a US-based organisation for all those involved in suicide prevention intervention, or touched by suicide. The AAS site has a range of downloadable resources including statistics, research and multimedia resources relating to suicide prevention.
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) at Griffith University is at the forefront of national and international suicide research. The Institute conducts research in all aspects of suicide prevention and provides education and training for health and allied professionals.
Hope for Life delivers the QPR Suicide Prevention training program online. QPR training takes approximately one hour to complete. As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper, you will learn to identify the warning signs of suicide, learn how to apply QPR and also how to offer effective hope and support to people in crisis.
IASP is the International Association for Suicide Prevention. IASP is dedicated to preventing suicidal behaviour, to alleviating its effects, and to providing a forum for academics, mental health professionals, crisis workers, volunteers and suicide survivors.
The Living Is For Everyone (LIFE) website is a world-class suicide and self-harm prevention resource. Dedicated to providing the best available evidence and resources to guide activities aimed at reducing the rate at which people take their lives in Australia, the LIFE website is designed for people across the community who are involved in suicide and self-harm prevention activities. The site contains access to the LIFE Framework and resources, LIFE News, a bi-monthly newsletter, as well as a discussion forum for suicide prevention professionals.
LivingWorks conducts a series of training programs in suicide awareness, prevention and intervention such as the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) course. The programs are offered in local communities. Programs are available for professionals, caregivers, and the general public.
One Life is the Western Australian suicide prevention strategy. The One Life website provides access to suicide prevention information and resources.
Department of Veterans Affairs website aimed at veterans, ex-serving personnel and their families. The site will help you understand the warning signs of suicide and provide information and resources to help keep you and others safe from suicide. Help is also available for those bereaved by suicide.
SAVE is an organisation based in the USA that aims to prevent suicide through public awareness and education. The site contains a wealth of information and resources about suicide prevention.
Suicide Prevention Australia is the national peak body for the suicide prevention sector in Australia, with a role in providing policy advice to governments, community awareness and public education, increased involvement in research and a future role in leading Australia’s engagement internationally. Whilst not a crisis intervention service, this site contains a 'Get Help' section that provides links to nationwide numbers.
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Open Colleges provides an "Interactive Guide To Staying Safe On The Internet" including how to combat cyber bullying.
headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. We help young people who are going through a tough time. If you're 12-25, you can get health advice, support and information from headspace. With centres all around Australia, headspace can help you with general health, mental health and counselling, education, employment and other services, and alcohol and other drug services.
A useful article published by Open Colleges about How to Handle and Prevent Bullying.
The Kids Helpline site is geared towards young people between the ages of 5 and 25 years. Young people can access web-based counselling or email counselling via this site. The Kids Helpline site also provides a searchable service database and number of downloadable factsheets covering a range of issues.
Mental Health information and resource site from the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health. Online resources for topics including mental health, substance abuse, reproductive health and healthy relationships.
Reach Out is Australia's leading online youth mental health service that inspires young people to help themselves through tough times, and find ways to boost their own mental health and wellbeing. The site includes a large range of fact sheets, personal stories, videos and a large and active discussion forum.
US-based anti-bullying website. Provides information from various government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying.
Tune In Not Out (or as our friends call us - TINO) provides 24hr TV for life's challenges from mental to sexual health. Tune In Not Out brings videos, factsheets, real stories and blogs from across Australia into one central point for young people to explore.
Whatworks4u.org aims to improve treatment for young people with mental health problems by gathering information about what works in the real world.
Youth Focus is committed to making a difference in the lives of young people who are suffering and those who see no hope on the horizon. As a unique, independent, not for profit organisation they offered a range of free mental health services to support vulnerable young people in Western Australia.