Towards Zero Suicides is an $87 million investment over three years in new suicide prevention initiatives that address priorities in the Strategic Framework for Suicide Prevention in NSW 2018-23 and contribute to the Premier’s Priority to reduce the suicide rate by 20 per cent by 2023.
The Towards Zero Suicides initiatives seek to provide leading best practice crisis care and support, build on local community resilience and improve systems and practices to reduce the suicide rate in NSW.
Individual crisis care and aftercare support
Enhancement to models of care, systems and infrastructure
- Suicide Prevention Fund
Funding evidence-based, effective and innovative community based programs.
- Lived Experience Advisory Groups
The establishment of a statewide Lived Experience Advisory Group and local health district advisory groups of people with lived experience of suicide to inform the co-design and implementation of the Towards Zero Suicides initiatives.