A YouTube video by Will Hall from the US provides a succinct commentary on why traditional responses to suicide are not working.
Peter Bullimore, internationally recognised lived experience trainer in Hearing Voices and Paranoia, has developed an online program across these areas.
Lotterywest has provided support to launch a group-based peer to peer suicide intervention program in Western Australia called Alternatives to Suicide.
The McGowan government could learn from the wisdom of others when formulating mental health policy and strategy.
For the past four years the Health and Mental Health portfolios have been held by the one Minister, who is also Deputy Premier. Roger Cook is a kind and compassionate person and a very busy Minister.