Suicide Prevention

Specific suicide prevention services funded by SEMPHN

  • the SANE Australia training workshops
  • Jesuit Social Services support after suicide
  • Roses in the Ocean workshops

Other SEMPHN non-funded services available include:

  • Headspace School Support (suicide postvention service) 
  • Suicide Line Victoria
  • Suicide Call Back Service
  • Beyond Blue Way Back Support Service
  • HOPE trials – Hospital Outreach Post Suicide Engagement 

Read more about suicide prevention activities on our commissioning page.

Suicide First Aid Training

LivingWorks, together with Crisis Heroes, South Eastern Melbourne PHN and North Western Melbourne PHN, is offering suicide first aid online training for Victorians to help each other stay safe.

For more information about the START training, or the Training for Trainers, click here.

Additional resources

Borderline Personality Disorder

Spectrum has a number of free, helpful resources for health professionals explaining more about BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) on its Virtual Library. These include videos, webinars and recommended readings. Access the resources here

Virtual Library Video topics include:

  • What is BPD?
  • Treatment at Spectrum
  • Research at Spectrum
  • Carer Support
  • Psychiatric assessment

The Webinars are as follows, with recommended readings provided after each webinar:

  • Webinar 1 - What is BPD?
  • Webinar 2 - Treatment principles for BPD
  • Webinar 3 - Evidence-based treatments and access
  • Webinar 4 - Borderline personality disorder in youth and early intervention
  • Webinar 5 - Management of self-injury and suicidality
  • Webinar 6 - Management of BPD in Mental Health Services in Primary, Public and Private Sectors.

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Funding Opportunities

Tenders, Quotes & Expression of Interest Portal

If you’re interested in applying for funding opportunities, register your interest on SEMPHN's eProcure page. Once you register, you’ll receive information as it’s released.


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