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 […]



Opportunity for Research Participation

September 2nd, 2022 Posted by: Melanie King

More information and expression of interest



Women’s Resource Centre (WRC), Bega

February 5th, 2021 Posted by: Melanie King

Women’s Resource Centre (WRC) is a community service for marginalized women. WRC supports women to become active agents through self help, mutual support, community education and collective action. Workshops are developed in response to women’s social, educational and personal needs. WRC builds community education, knowledge and awareness through their programs. NEWSLETTER  WRC monthly mailchimp newsletter promotes workshops and events. […]



National Indigenous Postvention Service, NIPS

November 27th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

NIPS flyer link NIPS/Thirrili link Thirrili link Providing emotional and practical support to families impacted by a loss from suicide or other traumatic event. For families and community members. NIPS available 24/7 on 1800 805 801. Calls answered by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Advocates.



Sapphire Health and Wellbeing Service, SHaWS

November 13th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

What is SHaWS? The Sapphire Health and Wellbeing Service (SHaWS) is a primary health, mental health, Aboriginal health, drug and alcohol treatment and support service working in collaboration with Katungul Aboriginal Medicial Service, and Grand Pacific Health and a number of medical practices on the Sapphire Coast. SHaWS offers free, non-judgemental and respectful services including: […]



“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 […]



NSW Police Role in Acute Mental Health-Related Situations

September 12th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

Presentation by Detective-Sergeant Justin Marks, NSW Police on Police Role in Acute Mental Health-Related Situations. At the August 13th meeting, Justin gave an informative overview of the police role in this region and shared some valuable insights into how our police seek to maintain the safety of distressed people and help ensure they receive the […]



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