National online suicide prevention program
The program introduces training on suicide and suicidal behaviour plus advanced modules on risk assessment and crisis intervention, populations at risk of suicide, and referrals and self-care.
The final design of the package included input from the ML’s mental health workers. Completing the training was a prerequisite for working with the mental health program, which is supported by GP referrals.
When available, the program can be accessed online from the Australian Psychological Society website.
The latest initiative follows the ML’s successful staging of a ‘family fun day