Suicide Prevention Services
Other Support Services
The Way Back NSW
The Way Back NSW is a tailored aftercare support service for people who are experiencing a suicidal crisis or have made a suicide attempt. The service provides non-clinical, tailored, psychosocial support to reduce distress. They also build connections in the individual’s community during the period when they are most at risk of re-attempting.
*Please note, people who are experiencing suicidal ideation or at risk of self-harm can access the Suicide Referral Pathway under Psychological Services for Underserviced Groups.
The Way Back NSW provides aftercare to people who have entered a hospital emergency department or Community Mental Health Service following a suicide attempt or who are experiencing a suicidal crisis. Any person who lives, works, or studies in the Sydney North Health Network region can access this service.
How to access the services
Referrals can be made through the hospital or Community Mental Health Services, or by a General Practitioner. Call 1300 000 125.
GPs or psychiatrists can also refer patients via Mental Health Triage.
For any enquiries – please call Mental Health Triage on 1300 782 391, alternatively please send a completed Referral Form via secure fax on 02 8072 6899. GPs to also attach a Mental Health Treatment Plan and outcome measure.