StandBy – Support After Suicide
Is an Australian Government initiative, established in 2002 to meet the need for a coordinated community response to suicide. StandBy is Australia’s leading postvention program dedicated to the assisting people and communities impacted by suicide.
The StandBy program is focused on supporting anyone who has been bereaved or impacted by suicide at any stage in their life, including:
– Individuals, families and friends
– First Responders
– Service Providers
StandBy is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, providing free face-to face and/or telephone support at a time and place that is best for each individual.
Click the map below to find support in your region. Or call 1300 727 247 for access to free phone support 24/7 to connect you to services across Australia.
If you are currently having suicidal thoughts, please seek immediate assistance by calling Lifeline on 13 11 14. If you or someone you are with is in need of immediate support please call 000.