About Better Off With You
Better Off With You is a suicide prevention initiative delivered by SANE Australia, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Their aim is to challenge the perceptions of people contemplating suicide that they are a burden on their family, friends, and other people by sharing the lived experience of people who have had suicidal thoughts and survived suicide attempts. The Better Off With You website features real stories from communities in Sydney and Northern Queensland, as well as information on feeling like a burden and links to support information.
Who is Better Off With You for?
Better Off With You is designed to reach Australians who are contemplating suicide or feel like a burden to their friends, family and other people.
Is there a cost to use Better Off With You?
There is no cost to use Better Off With You.
How to access Better Off With You
Better Off With You can be accessed at https://betteroffwithyou.org.au/.
Better Off With You Research and Evaluation
The Better Off With You campaign pilot’s iterative design and delivery is informed by research activities including focus groups and user testing undertaken within two targeted communities. The evaluation study of the campaign pilot investigates the safety, feasibility, and initial effectiveness of an integrated multichannel suicide prevention campaign which uses first person peer-to-peer storytelling to reduce perceived burdensomeness.