Whole of community postvention support services across all of NSW.

StandBy – Support After Suicide will lead the NSW Post Suicide Support initiative (NSW PSS), an NSW Ministry of Health Towards Zero Suicides initiative, in partnership with Jesuit Social Services, Roses in the Ocean and the University of New England.

The NSW PSS will use a consortium approach to provide whole of community postvention support services across all of NSW to support anyone bereaved or impacted by suicide. The four project partners will develop the service model based on their collective experience and by harnessing existing local services.

The initiative will establish new support services for individuals and communities who are bereaved and impacted by suicide. NSW state-wide coverage will be achieved through the NSW PSS alongside the Commonwealth funded StandBy program.

Contribute your voice to this co-design process – webinar and online survey link below.

Co-design of the NSW Post Suicide Support service

Roses in the Ocean is leading the co-design process for the new services through a combination of statewide and local phases:

Statewide co-design online with people with a lived experience of suicide bereavement and postvention workers from a variety of services and independent peer workers.

February 9th – Lived Experience Focus Group Conversations
February 11th – Postvention Workers Focus Group Conversations
February 15th – LE Group Session
February 18th – Postvention Workers Group Sessions
February 24th – Live Webinar and Feedback Loop 1Online Survey for Feedback Loop #1
March 12th  – Live Webinar and Feedback Loop 2Online Survey for Feedback Loop #2

Local co-design workshops in five locations across NSW
May 17th – Nepean Blue Mountains – FULL
May 18th – Campbelltown – FULL
May 19th – Bateman’s Bay – register here for this workshop
May 20th – Illawarra Shoalhaven – register here for this workshop
May 21st – Sydney – FULL