National Suicide Prevention Adviser – final advice

National Suicide Prevention Adviser – final advice

1 June 2021

This set of reports provides advice on building more connected and compassionate reponses to suicide.

These reports have been published by the Australian Government Department of Health.

The National Suicide Prevention Adviser was appointed in 2019 to help Australia work towards zero suicides.

These reports present the National Adviser's learnings after 18 months of consultation:

  • Compassion first: this report provides insights from people with lived experience and research, and calls for more connected and compassionate responses
  • Connected and compassionate: this report details eight practical and achievable recommendations and actions for driving change
  • Shifting the focus: this report demonstrates a model for operationalising a comprehensive whole of government approach to suicide prevention.

Access the reports via the Department's website.

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