Published on: 22nd November 2022
StandBy is working with Deaf Australia, Deaf Connect, Deaf Victoria and Expression Australia to support the Deaf and hard of hearing community.
We have produced two video resources:
- Tips for supporters of those bereaved and impacted by suicide. (Download flyer)
- How to best care for yourself and others who may be bereaved or impacted by suicide. (Download flyer)
StandBy offers support to anyone who has been bereaved and /or impacted by suicide. People in the Deaf and hard of hearing community can connect to StandBy through SMS.
SMS – 0428 842 041
Available 6am till 10pm, 7 days per week
Text for initial support and to arrange free and confidential individual or group support in your local area. This can be done face to face or online.
If you need immediate support, we encourage you to reach out to:
Lifeline – www.lifeline.org.au | Text – 13 11 14
Beyond Blue – www.beyondblue.org.au
Mensline – www.mensline.org.au
StandBy – www.standbysupport.com.au
Via NRS or VRS