The Way Back Support Service is available to support people in the first few months following a suicide attempt.
Take action to stay safe and connect to the supports that are right for you.
Referrals to The Way Back come from clinical teams at hospitals and emergency departments and the Home Assessment and Acute Response Team (HAART). Talk to a treating professional if you would like to be referred to The Way Back.
The way back can be tough but you are not alone. We know it’s not always easy asking for help but we also know the value of encouragement and support.
According to your needs, The Way Back Support Service can assist by:
While in hospital or shortly after leaving hospital, a Support Coordinator from The Way Back Support Service will be in touch with you to check in and see how things are going. If you are not ready for the program immediately on discharge, you can make contact with the program for up to three months after you leave hospital.
Phone The Way Back on 1800 929 222 (Mon-Fri 9am to-5pm).
You can also call:
The Way Back Support Service is generously funded by Capital Health Network through the Australian Government’s Primary Health Network (PHN) program, and supported by the ACT Government.
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