Please note: It is important to note that neither CAPS nor this website provides a counselling service or crisis service. The CAPS website provides an information, referral and resource base for the community in relation to the issues surrounding suicide and suicide prevention.

Information on this site is generic and is not designed to take into account the specific objectives, needs and circumstances of any particular individual. We do not have medical specialists or health professionals available to respond to your specific difficulties.

However, if you are seeking help or feel you need to talk to someone right now we strongly suggest you contact one of the following:

  • Lifeline: 131 114 (cost of a local call)
  • Kids Help Line: 1800 55 1800 (free call, for people under 18)
  • Your local GP or health professional
  • Or look for relevant phone numbers in the front of your phone book.

The contents of the CAPS website are provided in good faith without any express or implied warranty. While all reasonable efforts have been made to make the information on this website as accurate as possible, no guarantee is given regarding the accuracy or currency or currency of any item on the website.

The CAPS team does not accept liability to any person for the information or advice provided in this website, or incorporated into it by reference or for loss or damages incurred as a result of access to, use of or reliance upon the material contained in this site. All access and use is at the risk of the user.

The CAPS website has provided hypertext links to a number of other websites as a service to users of the CAPS website. Whilst every reasonable effort has been made by members of the CAPS team to view these sites for relevance to potential uses of the CAPS website, provision of these links does not constitute endorsement, non-endorsement or support by the CAPS team for the information, products, services or persons associated with the related sites. The content found by using these links is not created, controlled or approved by the CAPS team and no responsibility is taken for the consequences of viewing or using such content.

The information and services offered by this website are provided solely on the basis that users will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters presented herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statement and information.

To the maximum extent allowable by law, the CAPS team shall not be liable (including liability for negligence) for any damages (including without limitation, direct, indirect, punitive, special or consequential) whatsoever arising out of a person’s use of, access to or inability to use or access this site or any website linked to this site. Liability which cannot legally be excluded is limited to the maximum extent possible.