The LIFEWAYS Project

Project Details

The LIFEWAYS Project: Leading research into suicide prevention (previously known as the National Leadership in Suicide Prevention Research Project) is being conducted by the Centre for Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and key partners with funding support from the Australian Government Department of Health.

The LIFEWAYS Project is designed to bolster suicide prevention research in Australia. We are delivering the project through four inter-related workstreams which focus on:

  • Identifying emerging research gaps and future priorities;
  • Identifying effective interventions and fostering implementation research;
  • Promoting knowledge exchange; and
  • Building intervention and implementation research capacity.

Key LIFEWAYS initiatives regarding our knowledge exchange and capacity-building activities include the Suicide Prevention Research Leaders Network and the Future Research Leaders Mentoring Program.

For further information about these and other LIFEWAYS initiatives, please contact our friendly project team at: research-leaders@unimelb.edu.au

Research Group

Mental Health Policy and Practice


School Research Themes

Disparities, disadvantage and effective health care



Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact the research group leader.

Department / Centre

Centre for Mental Health

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