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Suicide: We Can All Make A Difference. NSW Suicide Prevention Strategy

Australia NSW Health Country Resources Suicide Prevention New South Wales 31 December 1999 Policy document education, mental health promotion, prevention

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The We can all make a difference: NSW Suicide Prevention Strategy involves all NSW government departments.The Strategy sets out five Strategic Directions for action which are based on the best available scientific evidence:1,2,3

We can all make a difference:
• increasing communities ability to prevent suicide;
Connect and care:
• providing outreach and support for groups at higher risk;
Suicide, an emergency:
• enhancing the effectiveness of services in suicide prevention;
Care and support:
• providing support for people affected by suicide; and
We need to know more:
• improving information on suicide prevention


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