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Before it’s too late: Report on early intervention programs aimed at preventing youth suicide

July 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-0-642-79480-2 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79481-9 (HTML version)

View the report as a single document - (PDF 867KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Preliminary pages (PDF 867KB)
Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF 77KB)

Conduct of the Inquiry
43rd Parliament
Senate Committee Inquiry and Report
Structure of the Report

Chapter 2 Understanding Youth Suicide (PDF 175KB)

Statistics on Suicide in Australia
Collecting and Reporting Suicide Statistics
Committee Comment
Factors Affecting the Likelihood of Suicide
Committee Comment

Chapter 3 Interventions to Reduce Youth Suicide (PDF 165KB)

Early Intervention Approaches
Indicated Interventions
Selective Interventions
Universal Interventions
National Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy
National Suicide Prevention Strategy
Committee Comment
Additional Support for Suicide Prevention Interventions
Committee Comment
Research into Youth Suicide and Program Evaluation
Committee Comment

Chapter 4 A Strategic Approach to Youth Suicide (PDF 161KB)

Collaboration with Young People
Collaboration between Governments
Collaboration between Service Providers
Committee Comment
Mental Health Literacy
Committee Comment
‘Gatekeeper’ Training
Committee Comment

Appendix A – List of Submissions (PDF 46KB)
Appendix B – List of Exhibits (PDF 71KB)
Appendix C – List of Roundtable Forums and Briefing (PDF 65KB)

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