Guidelines

Guidelines

#chatsafe: a young person's guide for communicating safely online about suicide

#chatsafe are world-first, evidence-based guidelines for young people on communicating safely online about suicide. The guidelines have been co-designed by young people and provide tips and tools for those who may wish to communicate online regarding their lived experience with suicidal thoughts, feelings or behaviours or to engage safely with friends and peers who are communicating online about suicide. The guidelines may also be useful to parents, carers, and any professionals working with young people.

#chatsafe top 10 tips

The #chatsafe guidelines' top 10 tips for young people on communicating safely online about suicide.

Coping with self-harm: a guide for parents and carers

As many as 10% of young Australians will self-harm at some point in their lives but parents and carers often feel alone when they discover that a loved one is intentionally hurting themselves.  

Using social media following the suicide of a young person and to help prevent suicide clusters

This resource is based on the #chatsafe guidelines and has been developed to help communities who may have experienced the suicide of a young person provide information and support via social media in a safe and supportive way.