Speaking together for mental health and suicide prevention

Tasmania is the first state to adopt the new National Communications Charter. The Charter brings the community sector together with government and people with lived experience. Promoting a common language around mental health, mental illness and suicide in Tasmania. So that together we can work to reduce stigma and promote help-seeking behaviour.

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Who have already committed to speaking together...

Take the online course and sign up

Our short online training will guide you through the Charter. It only takes around 30 minutes to complete.

Access our free resources

Once you sign up to the Charter you will receive access to free, evidence-based information and resources.

Share the campaign

Tell your colleagues and contacts about the Charter so that together we can work to reduce stigma and increase help-seeking behaviour

Organisational Partners

Our organisational signatories have made a significant commitment to adopting a common language around mental health and suicide. Making mental health and suicide prevention a priority issue and taking steps to support collaboration across the sector and greater Tasmanian community.

Become an organisational signatory here.


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    Safely Talking Workshops

    Co-facilitated by Everymind and the Mental Health Council Tasmania, this workshop will explore how to prepare and provide safe community discussions on suicide and suicide prevention. Who is to for? Local experts, community organisations, schools, workplaces, people with lived experience and individuals who want to talk about suicide and suicide prevention to community groups. Why […]

    16 Aug 2019

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    Become a StigmaWatcher

    StigmaWatch is a national organisation set up to ensure that the media report respectfully and safely on mental illness and suicide. You can help StigmaWatch with their work by reporting unsafe or stigmatising media articles to StigmaWatch. The video below provides a brief introduction on what StigmaWatch is and how you can help to support […]

    24 Jun 2019

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    What our Working Party members are Saying

    As part of the Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Strategy 2016-2020, the State government commissioned the development of a Tasmanian mental health and suicide prevention communications charter. To be signed by organisations and individuals working in the mental health and suicide prevention sectors along with government and community leaders. The primary purpose of the Charter is to […]

    6 Sep 2018