Create your Beyond Now suicide safety plan online

Use the Beyond Now web app to create a safety plan to help you cope when you're feeling unsafe or suicidal.

You can create your plan using the form on this page. You can also use the mobile app if you want to be able to save it to your phone and update it whenever you need to.

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If you're seriously injured or at risk of harming yourself right now, call Triple Zero (000) for an ambulance. For free, confidential 24/7 counselling call or chat online to Lifeline or Suicide Call Back Service. No problem is too big or small.

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How do I use the Beyond Now web app?

Work through the 7 steps one-by-one. You can do all of them or just the steps that are most important to you.

Once you've finished your plan you can print it or email a copy to yourself, your GP, mental health professional or trusted supporters.

It can feel like a big task to set up a safety plan. You might want to tackle it with the help of a person you trust. If it feels too hard, stop, have a break and come back to it later.

What is suicide safety planning?

There are 7 steps to creating your personal safety plan. They include:

  • know your warning signs, so you can act early
  • make your environment safe by removing harmful items
  • distract yourself with activities you can do or people you can be with
  • remember things that make you feel strong.

Get started with your plan so that you can use it the next time you're feeling unsafe.

To learn more about suicide safety planning visit Beyond Now - suicide safety planning.

My safety plan

1. My warning signs

Warning signs are changes that let you know you're heading into a crisis. Knowing your warning signs can help you act early. What are your warning signs?

My warning signs are...

2. Make my space safe

It's important to make your space as safe as you can. Get rid of stuff that could be used to end your life.

Things I can do...

3. My reasons to live

When you're feeling suicidal, it's easy to forget about the good things in life. Thinking about these things can help you manage until the feelings pass. Write down things that make you want to live - big or small!

My reasons to live are...

4. Things I can do by myself

Doing things to distract yourself from suicidal thoughts can help keep you safe. List some of the things you like doing by yourself.

Things I can do...


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Other people have found these things work – what works best for you?

 


5. People and places I can connect with

Just being around other people can make you feel better. Make a list of people you could spend time with or places you can go to be around other people.
 

6. People I can talk or yarn to

People you trust can help you stay safe and feel better. List the people you can talk or yarn to when you feel suicidal.

People I can talk to...

Name

Phone

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7. Professional support

Professional support is always there if you need it. List the services that work for you. In an emergency, always call 000.

  • 000
  • Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659467 (24/7)
  • Lifeline 13 11 14 (24/7)

Add contact here

Name

Phone

Alt. Contact


To email a copy of your safety plan, please fill out the details below and click on the button.

To print a copy of your safety plan, click on the button below (opens in a new window). If you wish to make further changes, please keep this window open.


Beyond Now mobile app

You can also create a safety plan by downloading the mobile app from the App Store or Google Play. On the mobile app you can save your plan, carry it with you and update it whenever you need to.

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