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Principles for providing postvention responses to individuals, families and communities following a suicide death (2008)

Author

Queensland Department of Communities

Publisher

Queensland Department of Communities

City

Brisbane

Type

Booklet

 

Description

This booklet aims to assist organisations, service providers, and communities to respond appropriately to a suicide death. The booklet provides information on the following three areas:

This booklet is not an Indigenous-specific resource but does include information on how to respond to suicide deaths in Indigenous communities. The Queensland Department of Communities developed this booklet, and two similar online resources, as part of its commitment to the Queensland Government suicide prevention strategy.

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When to use this resource

This booklet should be used by organisations, service providers, and communities as a guide on how to respond appropriately to a suicide death. The information in this booklet should be used as a starting point for responding to a suicide death and may need to be adapted to meet the needs of the local community.

Contact details

Department of Communities
111 George Street
Brisbane QLD 4001
GPO Box 806
Brisbane QLD 4001
Ph: 13 13 04 (cost of a local call)
Fax: (07) 3404 3570
TTY: (07) 3012 8655
Email: enquiries@communities.qld.gov.au

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Last updated: 14 November 2014
 
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