Delivering national leadership for the meaningful reduction of suicide in Australia.

Membership

Benefits

  1. Collaborate with our professional and public networks
  2. Lobby Government for best practice in suicide prevention
  3. Contribute to sector policy and projects

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It is quick and easy to join SPA and work with us to achieve the ambitious shared goal of halving suicides in Australia.

View Organisational Members

View list of current Organisational Members working toward halving suicide in ten years.

News

29 March 2017

The COAG Health Council has announced the development of Australia’s first National Suicide Prevention Plan.

24 March 2017

Yesterday I attended Mental Health Australia’s Parliament Advocacy Day. Alongside Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA) Members and friends, I used this platform to add to the growing momentum for ourStrategic Framework for Suicide Prevention. It is essential that suicide prevention remains a key priority on the mental health agenda and that development and implementation of this national plan happens as a matter of urgency.

22 March 2017

After losing her beloved dad to suicide five years ago, Nyomi decided to host a Blue Tie Gala Dinner in his honour, and to reach out to others in similar circumstances. Nyomi raised an incredible $12,588 in support of Suicide Prevention Australia and beyondblue initiatives.

Events

26 May 2017 to 27 May 2017

Plebs, Pros and Personalities 4 Suicide Prevention Australia (PPP4SPA) 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge is back again! 

26 July 2017 to 29 July 2017

What’s our position?

Our position statements summarise research, policy and programs in a number of areas, as well as actions that we believe need to be taken.

Get help

Access a comprehensive list of support services to get help for yourself or others. If someone is in immediate danger, please do not hesitate to call 000.

Conversations Matter

Conversations Matter is a practical online resource to support safe and effective community discussions about suicide.

Communities Matter

Suicide prevention is everyone's business. Explore this website to find out what you can do for your community.