The Way Back provides support for people who have recently attempted suicide or are experiencing a suicidal crisis, who live in South Western Sydney.
If you or a loved one has presented to Campbelltown or Liverpool Hospitals or SWSLHD Community based Mental Health Centres, following a suicide attempt The Way Back program can provide personalised aftercare support for up to three months.
Developed by Beyond Blue, The Way Back is a non-clinical support service focused on providing practical psychosocial support to people experiencing a suicidal crisis or who have attempted suicide.
A Way Back Support Coordinator or Peer Support Worker will contact you within one working day of receiving the referral. Support Coordinators will engage with you while you are in hospital, and after discharge.
How to refer to The Way Back
Referrals to this service are only accepted by staff from Campbelltown or Liverpool hospitals or South Western Sydney Community based Mental Health Teams. via the Online SWSPHN Mental Health Referral Form.
If you, or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, talking about self-harm, or is noticeably in serious distress, call triple zero (000). Alternatively contact the South Western Sydney Community Mental Health Emergency Team (CoMHET) on 1300 787 799.
NSW Mental Health Access Line: 1800 011 511.
National Helplines 24/7:
Lifeline… 13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service… 1300 659 467
Beyond Blue Support Service… 1300 224 636
Kids Helpline… 1800 551 800
MensLine Australia… 1300 789 978
Alcohol Drug Information Service (ADIS) NSW:… 1800 250 015
Family Drug Support… 1300 368 186
The Way Back fact sheet (A5)
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Commissioned Service Provider
The Way Back is commissioned by South Western Sydney PHN and delivered by Grand Pacific Health.
LGAs serviced: Liverpool and Campbelltown Emergency Departments and SWSLHD mental health services.
Phone: 1800 329 160