The Way Back Support Service aims to support those who have attempted suicide or had a suicidal crisis, to minimise the risk of re-attempts. The service aims to increase social connectedness, improve access to clinical and community support services, and build the capacity of individuals to self-manage and improve mental wellbeing.
Wesley Mission Queensland provides this service to eligible people who live in the Gold Coast and Brisbane south regions. Some of the practical ways we help those at risk include:
The service can be delivered in a range of ways including over the phone, face-to-face and online.
We accept referrals from Robina or Gold Coast University Hospitals for people who live in the Gold Coast Primary Health Network region who have:
Read more about The Way Back Support Service offered on the Gold Coast.
We accept referrals from key referring teams within the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) mental health services for individuals who live in the PAH catchment region and who have presented to PAH emergency department following a suicide attempt or experiencing a suicidal crisis.
Call us on 1800 448 448 or contact us online to discuss next steps.
This service has been made possible with funding from Brisbane South PHN and Gold Coast PHN and is delivered in collaboration with Brisbane South PHN, Gold Coast PHN, Metro South Addictions and Mental Health Service, Beyond Blue, Queensland Health, the Commonwealth Department of Health and referring teams at PAH and Robina and Gold Cost University Hospitals.