3-star program
LivingWorks ASIST program has several aims and objectives: 1. Community Development Goals: (a) Enhance the capacity of individuals and organisations to provide suicide intervention training, with a focus on suicide first aid. (b) Optimise nationwide access to suicide intervention training. 2. Participant aims and learning objectives: (a) recognise that caregivers and persons with suicide...
Regions available: All states/territories
Program or service designed for: Suitable for anyone
Promising Program
The Cool Connections program aims to increase confidence, enhance social skills and develop a sense of connectedness for primary school aged children who experience issues such as social withdrawal, anxiety or difficulties with peer relationships.
Regions available: New South Wales
Program or service designed for: Children
3-star program
Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) is a schools-based mental health and suicide prevention program for 14-16 year olds delivered by the Black Dog Institute. YAM aims to promote discussion and awareness of mental health issues, as well as the development of problem solving skills and emotional intelligence in young people. The program has the strongest evidence base of school programs reviewed by...
Regions available: All states/territories
Program or service designed for: Youth
2-star program
SafeTALK in Schools aims to engage youth in a school environment (Year 11 students at age 16+) in awareness raising of suicide prevention and motivation to seek help and support others who are distressed and vulnerable to suicidal thoughts and actions – building the capacity of young persons and those around them to prevent suicide. The LivingWorks safeTALK program, which has been incorporated...
Regions available: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory
Program or service designed for: Youth, Indigenous populations, Rural and remote communities, Whole of community