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Conversations Matter is an online resource that encourages and guides the user through conducting a safe and effective discussion about suicide both in a one-on-one situation and in the community.

Services provided

  • Practical online resources for individuals, families, community groups, workplaces and educational settings to guide conversations about suicide
  • Online resources for organisations that work in suicide prevention, mental health or other community services 


Available to anyone in Australia

How to access


Conversations Matter is a free service.


  • If you think a friend or relative is at risk, discuss your concerns with them openly and non-judgementally.
  • It is very important to remember that thoughts about harming yourself or suicide are just thoughts. They do not mean you have to actually harm yourself.