This factsheet provides brief information about suicidal thoughts and self-harm and suggests a range of suitable digital mental health programs and services to address it.
What is covered in this factsheet?
This factsheet provides brief information about suicidal thoughts and self-harm and suggests several digital mental health resources that are suitable for helping people experiencing thoughts of deliberate self-harm or suicide.
The types of digital resources suggested include:
- Free phone and online counselling services.
- Information websites providing comprehensive information about deliberate self-harm and suicide.
- Apps and online programs providing treatment for depression and depressive symptoms.
The factsheet also includes digital mental health options for young people with thoughts of suicide or self-harm and services to assist parents, carers or people worried about someone else.
Who should use this factsheet?
This factsheet is designed primarily for clinicians to use, whether as a resource to give the clients and patients or as a reference guide. However, anyone is welcome to use or share this resource.
As a clinician, you may like to email or share this factsheet directly with clients experiencing thoughts of suicide or self-harm who you feel would benefit from digital mental health resources.
Otherwise, you may like to keep this factsheet handy as a reference guide for suitable digital mental health resources for suicidal thoughts and/or self-harm.
Current as at 22 September 2021.
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