Events

  • Care for Life Suicide Prevention Network World Suicide Prevention Day 2016

    2nd September 2016 9 am - 2 pm Southport Community Centre, 6 Lawson St, Southport

    Care for Life Suicide Prevention Network will host its annual World Suicide Prevention Day on 2 September 2016 at the Southport Community Centre.

    The event will include presentations by researchers, clinicians, persons with lived experiences, as well as representatives from the government and local community services that work in suicide prevention on the Gold Coast and more broadly.

    Attendance is free of charge and open to all members of the public. Please register your interest on careforlife.spn@gmail.com.

    Catering will be provided throughout the day.

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  • Tamworth Suicide Prevention support group

    10th September 2016 9am-3pm Bicentennial park

    I’ll be hosting a coin donation sausage sizzle with all proceeds going to a local organization for the awareness of mental health in our tamworth region. I currently have organized a face book group called ” tamworth suicide prevention support group” with just hitting over 500 members.

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  • Out of the Shadows into the Light dawn walk – Newcastle

    9th September 2016 7.00-8.30am Newcastle Esplanade

    Our World Suicide Prevention Day event this year is being held on Friday 9 September 2016. Lifeline Newcastle and Hunter will be conducting an Out of the Shadows into the Light dawn walk along the Newcastle Esplanade, followed by a buffet breakfast at Fort Scratchley, 7.00-8.30am. Then, two half-day awareness modules on self-harming behaviours will be conducted by subject-matter expert Garry King at our Islington Training Centre. Booking facilities soon to be made available.

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  • “It’s ok to talk about suicide” Community Awareness Walk

    11th September 2016 9am Birrarung Marr Park, Upper Terrace, Melbourne

    To mark World Suicide Prevention Day please join us for a Community Walk along the Yarra River. Anyone who has been touched by suicide is welcome. It will be a gentle walk with a brief formalities and other activities which will give people the opportunity to remember their loved ones. The theme for the walk is “It’s ok to talk about suicide” because we want to create awareness about the appropriate ways to talk about suicide and bereavement. We want to end the secrecy and and stigma that surrounds suicide.

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