How you can help prevent suicide
More than 65,000 Australians attempt suicide every year, and 3,000 will die. But suicide can be prevented. Here's what you can do to help someone at risk.
If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, it’s important not to ignore the warning signs. There are things you can do to keep safe. Learn more here.
Suicide warning signs
By knowing the warning signs of suicide, those who are most at risk, and by being aware of how to access support, you could help save a life. Find out more.
New phone app could reduce suicide risk
A new app could help mental health patients and reduce suicide risk, by sending counsellors data on mood, activity and adherence to medication.
Rural men face greater risk of health problems, including suicide
Men who live in rural and remote Australia are more at risk of many health issues, such as obesity and suicide. Even in the outback, help is available.
Beyond Now - Suicide Safety Planning app
Beyond Blue’s free Beyond Now app helps you prepare a safety plan to help get you through the tough times. It's at the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
Are you experiencing suicidal thoughts?
If you’re thinking about suicide, you’re not alone and there is hope. There are things you can do, people you can talk to, and help is at hand. Learn more here.
Melancholia (melancholic depression)
Melancholia is a type of depression, sometimes referred to as melancholic depression. Read more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment here.
Mental health resources for someone I know
If a friend or loved one doesn't seem themselves anymore, you might have noticed some behavioural and physical signs that indicate something's not quite right.
Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is used to treat people with borderline personality disorder. It aims to change negative thought patterns and behaviours.