Roses in the Ocean proudly launched our Lived Experience of Suicide Informed and Inclusive Culture Change suite of resources in February 2022.

The resources are designed to guide service providers, organisations and government to engage, integrate and partner with people with lived experience of suicide as we collectively embrace a whole of community, whole of government lived experience informed approach to suicide prevention.

It is essential that the unique features of someone’s lived experience of suicide are recognised if we are to meaningfully harness their insights and wisdom in efforts to improve suicide prevention. The need for the distinct voices and expertise of people with lived experience of suicide to be included in suicide prevention activity has been formally recognised, with several key national reports pointing squarely to the need for a Whole of Australian Government (WOAG) approach to suicide that is informed by, integrated with, and implemented through the critical voices of people with lived experiences of suicide