Roses in the Ocean is committed to contributing to growing the evidence base for lived experience involvement in suicide prevention. While there is much research that supports lived experience engagement across many health issues, the meaningful inclusion of lived experience of suicide is a relatively un-researched area.
We continue adding to this unique evidence base by conducting research and evaluation of all of our activities. Importantly, this includes our proactive and collaborative partnering with a of number of research institutions who are doing important work in helping to commence growing this evidence base.
The Australian Institute of Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) conducted a pilot study in 2018 of two of our lived experience designed and delivered programs: