StandBy, Support After Suicide

November 25th, 2022 Posted by: Melanie King

StandBy Support After Suicide is Australia’s national suicide postvention program dedicated to supporting individuals and communities bereaved or impacted by suicide. This may include supporting families, friends, children, witnesses, first responders, practitioners, schools, workplaces and communities who have experienced a death by suicide either recently or in the past. In the South Eastern NSW, StandBy […]



Roses in the Ocean – new website

October 25th, 2022 Posted by: Melanie King

New website is now live! Take a look at the new Roses in the Ocean website, a digital display of who they are and what they do. Great resource hub and information. www.rosesintheocean.com.au



Opportunity for Research Participation

September 2nd, 2022 Posted by: Melanie King

More information and expression of interest



Lend your voice…

August 29th, 2022 Posted by: Melanie King

Lived experience opportunity. Would you like to contribute to The Oasis Townsville Co-design? Register Here or visit the website for more information.



Suicide Bereavement Group

August 25th, 2021 Posted by: Melanie King

Suicide Bereavement Group will no longer be holding formal meetings the first Thursday of each month. Instead they will hold informal get togethers. Confidentiality and support remain of utmost importance with facilitators and attendees alike. It is important that interested persons register via email so they can be informed as to upcoming events.



“Walk with Us” Remembrance Walk

September 13th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

SPAN held its annual ‘Walk with Us” Remembrance Walk yesterday, 12th September, to honour those whose lives have been lost to suicide and to give family members and friends a safe and supportive space in which to share their stories and grief. The weather was perfect – mild and windless. The location – Tips Billabong, […]



Lived Experience, Ryan D’Lima

September 12th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

Lived Experience. People with a lived experience of disability, social challenges, suicide, mental health issues, and their families and carers, hold unique insights into how services can best respond to the mental health and other needs of their clients. In relation to suicide, ‘Lived Experience’ refers to people who have been impacted by suicide, including […]



Virtual Garden

September 8th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

Visit the Lifeline South Coast virtual garden, in bloom now Lifeline South Coast garden is a safe space to share openly and comfortably about suicide providing a unique way for our community to reflect, offer hope and remember. Through the virtual garden we aim to ensure that those who are experiencing the impacts of suicide […]



Being Supported

September 1st, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

What is BEING Supported? BEING Supported – Mental Health Peer Support Line is a warm line service staffed by trained and experienced Peer Support Specialists all with their own lived experience of mental health issues. If you are feeling isolated, lonely, depressed and/or anxious or simply want someone to talk to, we are here to […]



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