Project Description

STOP: Suicide Training on Prevention

Suicide is a huge public health issues, not just in Australia, but worldwide. Approximately 7 Australians commit suicide every day, which is more than the number of Australian’s killed in motor vehicle crashes. While suicide prevention has become a key focus for many organizations across industry, there still appears to be lack of awareness regarding the impact of death by suicide on the workplace.

The STOP program aims to equip staff with basic information and tools you need to potentially help one of your work colleagues or team members, who may present as being at risk of suicide.

Key areas that are address in the training are:

  • Understanding suicide

  • Suicide risk factors and warning signs

  • Helping someone at risk of suicide