Suicide bereavement support

Northern Territory Mental Health Line: 1800 682 288

This page lists agencies in the Northern Territory (NT) who provide support and counselling if you have been bereaved by suicide or sudden death.

Go to the Living is for Everyone website for a support pack and more information, or contact the agencies listed below.

Agency What they do Phone Website
Headspace School Support Immediate and localised support to secondary schools affected by suicide. 1800 688 248
Headspace Top End Early intervention youth health service based in Darwin. 1800 659 388 or (08) 8931 5999
Kids Help Line 24 hour counselling service for Australian kids and young people aged 5 to 25 years. You can get help over the phone, email or web. 1800 551 800
Lifeline Provides access to a range of crisis support, suicide prevention, counselling services and mental health support services. Available 24 hours 7 days a week. 131 114
MensLine Australia A professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men. Available 24 hours 7 days a week. 1300 789 978
Mental Health Association of Central Australia MHACA's vision is to enhance mental health and wellbeing for people living in Central Australia and provide holistic support to people, offer psychosocial rehabilitation and continuity of care that is recovery oriented, to focus on early intervention, prevention, recovery, advocacy and educationto raise awareness and assist community understanding of mental health and suicide, and to reduce the stigma attached to mental illness and suicide. (08) 8950 4600
Office of the Coroner Responsible for all reportable deaths and their website informs you what to expect after a death occurs. It deals with common questions around autopsy, release of the body, inquests and coronial findings.  Office of the Coroner
Salvation Army Provides information, resources and training for those that support people who are at risk of suicide or have lost a loved one to suicide. 1300 467 354
Standby Response The NT Standby Response Service is a community-based, postvention program that provides a 24 hour coordinated response offering support and assistance for Northern Territory people who have been bereaved by suicide recently or in the past.  0418 575680
Suicide Call Back Service Free professional telephone and online counselling to people over 18 years for people who are suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal or have been bereaved by suicide. Available 24 hours 7 days a week. 1330 659 467

Last updated: 12 May 2016

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