As the year comes to a close let’s take a look back at the issues in 2019 that were most important to our community. Whether you’re feeling suicidal, worried about someone or have lost someone to suicide, the Suicide Call Back Service is here to help.
Help for suicide emergency Crisis Assessment and Treatment Teams (CATT)
In the event of a mental health crisis, crisis assessment and treatment teams (CATT) are based at your local major hospital.
Read on to find out what happens when you call and what information the CATT service need to know.
Nature as a Healer
When people use the old saying ‘stop and smell the flowers’ they usually mean to slow down and take a break. But literally taking the time to stop and enjoy natural surroundings can have immerse effects on your mental health and wellbeing.
How would you talk to someone who is suicidal?
Starting a conversation with someone about suicide can be one of the most difficult conversations you may ever have. Where do you start? What do you say? How can you help? We have a few tips in the following article that can give you a helping hand.
Building a support network
Lennon and McCartney wrote ‘I get by with a little help from my friends’. It’s probably a safe assumption that we all get by with a little help from our friends. But how do you go about building that strong support network that will get you through those hard times?
Signs of a toxic relationship
All relationships have ups and downs but how do you know if you’re in a toxic relationship?
Top five resources
- Discussing Suicide: How to talk about suicide
- Why do I want to end my life?
- Relationships and suicide
- Legal Considerations following a suicide
- Worried about someone
If you need to talk to a counsellor, call Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467.
If it is an emergency, dial 000.