Community Support and Guidance

Many individuals rely on having a sense of community to feel safe, supported and understood.

Community members and groups play a huge role in understanding the behaviours of local people and how to enact support when it’s needed.

Life in Mind provides access to:

Tools and resources – Starting the conversations about suicide and knowing the warning signs.

Support for those affected by suicide – Programs and services to understand bereavement and how to provide local support.

Crisis support services – who and how to access the appropriate service and support.

Have you been affected by COVID-19?

In this section

Community support and resources

Tools and resources to guide communities on responding and communicating about suicide and its potential impacts.

Supporting communities

Learn what programs and services are available to understand bereavement and how to provide localised support.

Support for those impacted by adverse events

Traumatic events and natural disasters can have a significant impact on the mental health and wellbeing of affected communities and individuals.

If you or someone you know has been affected by floods, bushfires or COVID-19 and needs some extra support, we encourage you to reach out and access the services available.

Need help now?

Access national 24/7 crisis support numbers and helplines.