Australian Government Department of Health
The National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program (NSPL&SP) funds organisations to deliver national suicide prevention activities. $44.5 million has been allocated to the program from 2017 to 2020, and 18 national projects are currently funded.
18 funded project currently provide one or more of the following services:
Non-individual national services:
– National Leadership
– Workforce Related Activities
– Media and Communication Strategies
– Community Education and Support
Individual Client Services:
– National Support Services for Individuals at Risk of Suicide.
AHA was engaged to develop the activity reporting requirements (minimum data set) and facilitate ongoing monthly reporting by projects. This data will assist with the overall evaluation of the NSPL&SP.
AHA’s role included:
AHA’s focus in developing the MDS, was to:
Project reporting against the MDS commenced in April 2018.
AHA’s ongoing role includes:
Each year, more than 3,000 Australians take their own lives. The National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program funds national projects which aim to reduce suicidal behaviour and deaths by suicide.