Working together to reduce the rate and impact of suicide.

This is not a crisis service. For 24 hour crisis support phone Lifeline on 13 11 14. If life is in danger call 000.

Some anonymous resources you might like to use are:

Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636

Suicide Call back Service: 1300 659 467

Lifeline – Standby Support After Suicide: 0400 183 490

Suicide Grief booklet download

Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Community Network (TSPCN)

The TSPCN is a growing network that meets around the state every six weeks and is auspiced by RA Tas. Service providers, government representatives and community members meet to update each other on their initiatives in regard to promoting mental health, reducing stigma around mental illness and suicide, suicide prevention, early intervention and post-intervention.

Tasmanian Living is For Everyone (LiFE) Awards

2021 LiFE Awards nominations booklet

Community Action Plans (CAPs)

A CAP is a practical plan that communities develop together to safely build supports to prevent and reduce suicide. The focus of a CAP is to increase the amount of support the community receives and gives each other by raising awareness and building community skills and resilience in suicide prevention. Any community can develop a CAP, whether they are groups from a town, sports club, regional area, workplace or a group with a shared interest in suicide prevention.

RA Tas supports the development and review of CAPs state-wide, working with ready communities and including population groups known to be at higher risk of suicide in line with the Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Strategy and also administers a small grants program to assist communities to implement activities identified in CAPs.


This is a free service, funded by the Tasmanian Government, Department of Health and Human Services.

Key Outcomes

  • Increased community resilience and connection.
  • Improved confidence identifying and responding to mental health concerns.
  • The opportunity to network with like-minded individuals and community organisations.
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At Relationships Australia Tasmania (RA Tas) we consider the health, safety and wellbeing of all children and young people to be our highest priority. We strive to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. In particular, through our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy.

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