Being bereaved by suicide can be difficult and extremely painful. Sometimes this may lead to distressing thoughts or thoughts about suicide. This is not uncommon. If this happens for you, it is important to let others know. Speak to a loved one, your GP. or one of the services here.
If it is an emergency, contact 000 now.
If you would like to talk with someone (on the phone or online) about how you are travelling, there are many services available:
• Lifeline- 13 11 14 www.lifeline.org.au
• Suicide Call Back Service- 1300 659 467 www.suicidecallbackservice.org
• Beyond Blue Support Service- 1300 22 4636 www.beyondblue.org.au
• MensLine Australia- 1300 78 99 78 www.mensline.org.au
• Kids Helpline- 1800 55 1800 www.kidshelpline.com.au
You can also reach out to your local mental health service
Bereavement support lines are available:
Griefline – 1300 845 745
Support After Suicide – 03 9421 7640
Participants in this study are also able to access a session with the University of New England Psychology Clinic for free.
You can contact this service on: (02) 6773 2897 (Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm). When you call, let them know that you are contacting them because you are a participant in this study.