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Farms to inner city Melbourne: Suicide Prevention Trial Extended – SMH Article

The Turnbull government is extending a multimillion-dollar suicide prevention trial targeting 12 places in Australia where residents are at a higher than average risk of taking their own lives, including north-western Melbourne, northern Queensland and Tasmania.   The national suicide prevention plan was launched in 2016 with funding of $36 million and was slated to […]

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Coming Up in Australia

Tread Together National Community Challenge 25 May 2018 to 26 May 2018 Tread Together will bring together people from all across the country, moving as one to raise much-needed awareness of suicide and funds towards its prevention. You can get involved either as an individual or as a team, and can choose to run, walk, or even dance, for […]

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Event Summaries About Suicide Prevention

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 8:30―12:30 PM EST Location: Webcast Description:  Experts participated in a live videocast about adolescent suicide prevention, which included techniques for early detection and management of young people at risk. Speakers included NIMH grantee David A. Brent, M.D., from the University of Pittsburgh, and NIMH scientists Elizabeth Ballard, Ph.D., Lisa Horowitz, Ph.D., M.P.H., […]

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How to Help

  Method 1  Reach Out  Ask them directly if they are thinking about suicide. It needs to be a direct question that can’t be misinterpreted. “Are you thinking about suicide?” Most people with thoughts of suicide want to talk about it. They want to live – but desperately need someone to hear their pain and […]

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A Story of Hope and Family

His cattle didn’t get a bid, they were fairly bloody poor, What was he going to do? He couldn’t feed them anymore, The dams were all but dry, hay was thirteen bucks a bale…

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