StandBy develops free books and resources to download
View our Resource Library for:
- Helpful information sheets
- Ideas for support
- Ideas for self-care
- Links for Professionals
- Other services for support nationally
- If you do not speak English, you can still access StandBy support. StandBy can access an interpreting service through an organisation called TIS National.
Free books to support children and teens after suicide
Talking to children and teenagers about suicide can be difficult. That’s why StandBy has written two activity books and accompanying notes guide books:
Given that many people who die by suicide are working- age adults, most of whom are employed, it is likely that a significant number of workplaces around Australia are impacted by the suicide death of an employee or colleague each year.
This workplace toolkit (and accompanying training worksheets) has been designed to assist employers, managers, and others in the leadership role to develop a confident and best practice response through understanding and planning for potential impacts of suicide on:
StandBy Support After Suicide has developed 17 different leaflets to support those bereaved or impacted by suicide.
Support After Suicide Toolkit:
Postvention Response for Site Owners and Leadership
Developed in conjunction with Lifeline Australia, the StandBy Support After Suicide Toolkit for Site Owners and Leadership provides guidance and timely evidence based postvention support, in response to a suicide death that occurs in a public place.
This document can be used by management and those in leadership roles as a guide to complement existing workplace policy and procedures; to help inform decision making in the event of a public death by suicide.
The downloadable and printable mini resources will support those who engage with the resource, to support people who are impacted and bereaved by suicide onto further postvention support.
Download the full book here
Download mini-resources for specific content from the toolkit.