Youth 25 and under

YourTown Innovation paper

As the leading not-for-profit organisation for lived experience of suicide in Australia, Roses in the Ocean is focused on building a safe, trained and supported Lived Experience “Workforce” with the expertise and skills needed to bring lived experience of suicide as a voice of change in all aspects of suicide prevention.

This innovation paper outlines the successful planning and delivery of the seminal Voices of In-Sight workshop run by Roses in the Ocean, solely for young adults, in collaboration with yourtown in 2019. Further, this paper offers an opportunity to share key learnings, to assist in increasing the knowledge bank in relation to youth engagement in suicide prevention lived experience advocacy and to make recommendations regarding future next steps.


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