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 […]
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 […]
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., […]
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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RUOK Day was a fun day with a very important message. Suicide Prevention and Support Network Western Sydney had a team of volunteers in Henry Street, Free Coffee was available with an assortment of wonderful Cakes made by our Team Members Jody and Nat. Everyone wanted a cake.
Be a part of this wonderful Network in Western Sydney by donating and helping those who struggle with the loss of a Family member to Suicide. All donations are greatly appreciated and will help us continue to deliver suicide prevention and support services.
If you have a few hours to spare a month and would like to give back, then consider becoming part of a caring network.
I recently had the good fortune to be invited to the Hunter Institute’s conference on suicide prevention. The guest speaker was international suicide prevention expert, Dr. Morton Silverman.
Wesley Mission are holding their annual LifeForce Memorial Day, Thursday 12th September. The event will be held at the Sydney Opera House and is a very special day.