Talk Suicide Support Service

The TALK SUICIDE Support Service provides outreach support to individuals, families and friends of those at risk ,15 years and over, in the Brisbane area and surrounds.

The Talk Suicide Support Model provides strengths-based, person-centered, non-clinical Outreach Support guided by lived experience that strives break down barriers to access and fill the gap between crisis response and clinical interventions.

Our experienced Coaches and Mentors work with individuals to promote SAFETY. We guide and encourage the development of internal awareness and skills to manage suicidal thoughts and future challenges that life may present by tapping into the persons existing skills and resources to do so.

The support we offer ranges from brief intervention through to ongoing emotional support as long as is necessary for skills to develop and hope increase. Our Coaches and Mentors use a range of tools such as motivational and mindfulness based strategies however the greatest tool in our toolkit is in our humanity. Simply showing care, compassion and giving our time, can and does save lives.

The Talk Suicide Support Team coordinate a wrap around continuum of care response and work collaboratively with agencies, services and informal supports, whilst maintaining an ongoing and comprehensive support role with the person at risk and their support network.

The Talk Suicide model of service is different but it works. Talk Suicide Support and Safety coaching is organic and flexible to meet the needs of those accessing the service. Our support team meet with people in a safe place, often outdoors, that is a relaxed and neutral environment. We aim to promote environments conducive to conversation and establishing a supportive relationship based on confidence and trust to develop the skills, capacities and resilience in individuals to survive suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

The TALK SUICIDE Support Service operates between the hours of 9:00am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday providing face to face, telephone and web based support services.

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Outreach, phone and online support support for those 15 years and over.

1800 008 255