The Way Back Support Service

A suicide prevention service available to people discharged from the Emergency Departments at The Tweed Hospital, Lismore Base Hospital and Grafton Base Hospital.

The Way Back is a follow-up service specifically designed by Beyond Blue to support people after a suicide attempt. It is a free-of-charge, non-clinical, assertive outreach service focused on empowering people to connect with formal and informal supports by providing guidance, encouragement, motivation and follow-up for up to a three-month period immediately following a suicide attempt.

Support is collaborative and it compliments existing services so as to avoid duplication and/or confusion. The service provides continuity of care between primary points of contact (following a suicide attempt) and community services that are able to address the concerns of each individual.

Referrals: [email protected]

Julie Peck, Clinical Team Leader: 0435 186 431

Grafton Office
26 Villiers Street, Grafton
(02) 6644 3900

Lismore Office
2/36 – 38 Conway Street, Lismore
(02) 6626 0000

Tweed Heads Office
2/8 Rivendell Dr, Tweed Heads South
(07) 5506 4300

Agency: New Horizons


Tweed Valley, Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley

Phone: 0435 186 431

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