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World Suicide Prevention Day 2016

World Suicide Prevention Day is fast approaching, and this year’s theme is summarised in the phrase ‘connect, communicate, care’. These three words are at the heart of suicide prevention and will be the focus of StandBy activities across many areas of Australia on 10 September. The World Health Organization estimates that more than 800,000 people

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StandBy SA Country North Support for those affected by suicide

Port August has a number of supports in Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Postvention services. As a member of the suicide prevention Network ‘SILPAG’ (Suicide Intervention Life Promotion Action Group) Mrs Curnow, local StandBy Coordinator, believes ‘Postvention is Prevention’ for those bereaved by suicide. The StandBy Response Service is a community based postvention program that provides

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Supporting those bereaved by suicide – A free community workshop in South Hedland Wednesday April 24

Pilbara StandBy Response Service Supporting those bereaved by suicide – A free community workshop in South Hedland Wednesday April 24 The needs of people who are bereaved by suicide will be the focus of a workshop organised by the Pilbara StandBy Response Service at the South Hedland Lotteries House at 9.00 a.m. on Wednesday April

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National StandBy Interactive Launch of Suicide Bereavement Resources

‘Connecting Across Australia – A sense of belonging in a time of grief’ National StandBy Interactive Launch of Suicide Bereavement Resources The National Standby program will be launching their newest resources for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities at the Nambour Community Centre at 2 Shearer Street, today Tuesday March 17 at 10 a.m. The event

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StandBy foreign language brochure launch

United Synergies’ StandBy Response Service brochure is being launched in 6 languages other than English. Community and service providers are invited to attend this event and hear from guest speaker Rita Prasad-Ildes about supporting cultural diversity in suicide postvention. The brochures are being issued in Arabic, Farsi, Chinese, Hazaragi, Nepalese and Vietnamese. They will be

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Supporting those affected by suicide within the construction industry – Launch of WA MATES StandBy Response Service

Supporting people affected by a suicide loss within the West Australian Construction industry will be the focus of a new project being launched on Friday January 30 in Perth. Widely recognized as an industry led approach to suicide and mental health, Mates in Construction WA have partnered with StandBy, Australia’s largest suicide bereavement support service,

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