People who have lost a loved one to suicide often face practical challenges, which can be very difficult to navigate during a time of intense grief. Often times, the systems and processes that you may need to navigate are confusing and unfamiliar.
Click on the signposts below for to assist you to navigate these systems more efficiently and confidently.
People you may meet in the first few days after the suicide death
Supporting children and young people
Preparing children for the funeral
The suicide note and what to do with it
WINGS of Hope is a free service that you can contact for more guidance on legal and financial matters
Bereavement support lines:
Griefline – 1300 845 745
Support After Suicide – 03 9421 7640
Beyond Blue – 1300 22 4636
Crisis services available 24/7:
Lifeline – 13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467