Suicide aftercare is designed to increase access to and engagement with care to prevent repetition of suicidal behaviour or self-harm. Across the country, various models of aftercare are being implemented, including non-clinical and community-based services. Most of these services are evidence-informed but are yet to be comprehensively evaluated. This review examines which suicide aftercare services have been found to be effective in reducing further suicide attempts, with a focus on the components that contribute to their effectiveness.
Shand F, Woodward A, McGill K, Larsen M, Torok M et al. Suicide aftercare services: an Evidence Check rapid review brokered by the Sax Institute for the NSW Ministry of Health