Youth Mental Health

Suicide Awareness Youth Focused ToolKit

For professionals:

Immediate Assistance

The aim of the information in this section is to break down some of the myths about thoughts of suicide and highlight the importance of open dialogue with young people.

When a young person is requiring immediate assistance it is of critical importance to seek professional assistance.

If a young person is in immediate danger contact:

Emergency Services (police, ambulance, fire)
000

If a young person tells you they might harm themselves contact:

Psychiatric Triage Services
1300 369 012

For telephone counselling assistance contact:

Lifeline
13 11 14