A mobile phone messaging intervention to support people bereaved by suicide

Principal Investigators

Lead Investigator: Professor Myfanwy Maple, University of New England

Co-Investigators: Professor Philip Batterham (Australian National University), A/Prof Navjot Bhullar (Univerity of New England), Amanda McAtamney (Everymind), Dr Katie McGill (Hunter New England Local Health District)

Funding body: Suicide Prevention Research Fund

About the research

This research project will develop and evaluate an evidence-informed brief contact intervention comprising a series of text messages for people bereaved by suicide. Messages will be sent over a six-week period following the death of a loved one to suicide.

Everymind will be conducting focus groups as part of this research project.

For more information, visit the University of New England, School of Health research projects page.

Register your interest in participating in online focus groups


If you have been bereaved by suicide, we invite you to take part in a series of online focus groups.

There will be two focus groups held via Zoom, each up to two hours, three weeks apart.

Follow this link to register your interest in participating: Development of a brief contact intervention for people bereaved by suicide (nsw.gov.au)

If you have any questions, please contact Project Lead, [email protected] or 02 4924 6923.

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