Urgent Help

WINGS of Hope is not a crisis organisation. If you require urgent help please call 000 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Do you need help? Are you bereaved by suicide? The different stages of being affected by suicide are very distinct. You may be bereaved, coping, or looking for information on prevention.  Please read the information below or contact us if you require more information WingsOfHope@ccnb.com.au

Services for suicide prevention & for people bereaved by suicide:

Phone resources

Emergency: 000
Mobile Emergency: 112
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Lifeline Text: 0477 13 11 14 (from 12pm to midnight AEST)
NSW Mental Health Line 24/7: 1800 011 511
Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
Headspace: 1800 650 890
Suicide Call Back service: 1300 659 467
Salvo Care Line: 1300 363 622
Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
Mens Helpline: 1300 78 99 78
QLife: 1800 184 527
StandBy Support After Suicide Qld: 0429 147 491

Online resources

Support After Suicide – for bereavement support groups Australia wide
ReachOut.com – the help you need, where and when you need it
Suicide Call Back Service – Free telephone counselling – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Receive 6 further telephone counselling sessions with the same counsellor
Suicide Prevention Australia – National Suicide Prevention Program
Living Is For Everyone – World-class suicide and self-harm prevention resource
Salvation Army – Suicide Prevention and Bereavement
Lifeline – Crisis support – Suicide  Prevention
RUOK? Day – Working to create a world where everyone is connected and is protected from suicide
Life Force Networks – Located in all states & territories in Australia
Conversations Matter –  Practical resources for discussing suicide
Western Sydney Suicide Prevention and Support Network  –  Suicide Prevention and Bereavement
Operation Life Online – Suicide prevention website developed by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Kids Helpline – is Australia’s only free, private and confidential, phone counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25
Headspace – Online and telephone counselling for 12-25yr olds – 1800 650 890
Postvention Australia – For the bereaved by suicide and those who support them.
Beyond Blue – provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Black Dog Institute – is a not-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.
Sane – supports Australians affected by complex mental illnesses.

Bereaved by suicide support organisations

The Season Program  The Seasons Program is for people in the Northern Sydney Region and has been designed to engage with a person in the first 12 weeks following an attempted suicide. 
Bereaved by Suicide Centre for Intense Grief
Dr Diana Sands.
Information on “Restoring the Heartbeat of Hope” group programs available.
S.O.S – (QLD) Survivors of Suicide
Support After Suicide – (VIC) Jesuit Social Services
The Compassionate Friends Australia – support to bereaved parents and their families
Australian Suicide Prevention Foundation – Bereavement
Parents of Suicides – Australia and New Zealand

General Grief support organisations

National Association for Loss and Grief Inc – provides FREE loss and grief support to those who are grieving.
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement – is an independent, not for profit organisation  and is the largest provider of grief and bereavement education in Australia.
Bereavement Care Centre – offers complete bereavement care services including bereavement counselling, educational courses, educational books & DVDs and information for bereaved adults and children.
Loved Ones Belongings – Author, Anne Jennings can help when you find yourself going through the personal effects of someone who has died.
Feel the Magic – supporting children grief education and support program.

If you know of an organisation that isn’t listed here and should be, please email their contact details through to WingsOfHope@ccnb.com.au

For more information or to contact us