Suicide Prevention Australia


State of the nation in suicide prevention 2021

Record numbers of Australians are heeding the call to seek help from suicide prevention services in a 'silver lining' that shows the sector is making a major contribution to keeping the community safe, according to this report.

State of the nation in suicide prevention 2020

Suicide Prevention Australia designed the State of the Nation in Suicide Prevention Survey to gather in-depth intelligence from their membership and the broader suicide prevention sector. The information they have gathered on this area will inform their policy and advocacy work in 2020/21.
Policy report

Suicide Prevention Australia national policy platform

Suicide Prevention Australia works to create a better policy and funding environment for suicide prevention in Australia. This national policy platform advocates for immediate changes to government policy architecture.
Position paper

Mental illness and suicide prevention: position statement

This position statement challenges Australia’s view of the role of mental illness when it comes to suicide prevention.

The ripple effect: understanding the exposure and impact of suicide in Australia

Among its key findings, the report highlights that suicide is a public health issue in Australia with 89% of respondents stating they knew someone who had attempted suicide and 85% knew someone who had died by suicide.