Lived experience reports
The lived experience perspective of suicide: A rapid review. Factors contributing to suicidality and experiences and support
A rapid review prepared by the Black Dog Institute investigating the perspectives of people with a lived experience of suicide. The review included searches for literature through scientific databases, and feedback from stakeholders who had a lived experience of suicide, suicide prevention organisations, health and welfare organisations and academic researchers.
Authored by: Mok, K., Riley, J., Rosebrock, H., Gale, N., Nicolopoulos, A., Larsen, M., Armstrong, S., Heffernan, C., Laggis, G., Torok, M., Shand, F.
A report prepared by the University of New England exploring how suicide is experienced by investigating public, private and empowered voices. The report used information collected from various means, including how suicide is portrayed through public domains, an online survey to gauge personal experiences, and through those who have completed psycho-educational support groups offered by Lifeline centres in New South Wales.
Authored by: Maple, M., Wayland, S., Kendall, S., Hua, P., Pearce, T., Newberry-Dupe, J., Ratnarajah, D. & Douglas, L.
“We are Strong. We are Resilient. But we are Tired” - Voices from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lived Experience Centre Yarning Circles Report
A report prepared by The Seedling Group and the Lived Experience Centre in collaboration with the Black Dog Institute presenting the findings and outcomes as a result of a number of virtual Yarning Circles held. The virtual Yarning Circles were used to further explore Lived Experience, building upon the existing work being done to better understand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders lived experience of suicide.
Authored by: Darwin, l., Tujague, N., Ryan, K., Meteoro, N., Schafer, T., Bloomfield, N., Carroll, C., Love, B., Aunty Barbara Hubbert, Medlin, L., Bilston, B., Alick R.
A report prepared by the Suicide Prevention Research Team at Orygen as a result of conducting consultations (one-on-one interviews and a focus group/workshop) with 11 different young people regarding their lived experiences of suicidality and associated help-seeking.
Authored by: Robinson J, Bellairs-Walsh I, Thorn P, La Sala L, & Boland A.
A report prepared by the Cultural and Indigenous Research Centre Australia focusing on people who have attempted suicide or experienced a suicidal crisis and who are from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background, to better understand the experience of those who have a lived experience of suicide.
Authored by: Cultural and Indigenous Research Centre Australia
The Supplementary Research Reports were prepared for the National Suicide Prevention Adviser and the National Suicide Prevention Taskforce, commissioned through the National Suicide Prevention Research Fund, which is managed by Suicide Prevention Australia.
The National Suicide Prevention Research Fund was established by the Federal Government to support world-class research into suicide prevention and facilitate the rapid translation of knowledge into more effective services for individuals, families and communities.