BeyondNow – a suicide safety planning app

Publisher: beyondblue, 2016

Status – CURRENT

The numbers of women who think about suicide, plan their suicide, attempt suicide and die by suicide is considerable and has a large impact on public health in Australia and internationally. BeyondNow is a suicide safety planning free smartphone app that provides a platform for people to develop their own personalised safety plan.  BeyondNow enables women to develop their list of warning signs, coping strategies, reasons for living and ways to stay safe in a convenient and confidential app. It can be easily accessed during times of distress and crisis, and can also be used in collaboration with health professionals or shared with family and close friends.  Safety planning can be beneficial for women experiencing, or who has recently experienced, suicidal thoughts or behaviour.  Suicide safety planning, suicide, supporting someone who is suicidal

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