LGBTQ+ Guide to Online Safety

February 11th, 2022 Posted by: Melanie King

New LGBTQ+ online safety guide aims to empower LGBTQ+ and give them the tools to protect themselves online. Resource discusses online communities, cyber bullying, dark side of the web, controlling your identity, dating, workplace and tips for Parents of LGBTQ+ youth.



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.



RAMHP – Let’s Talk podcasts

August 13th, 2021 Posted by: Melanie King

Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) has an excellent podcast series called Let’s Talk. Produced by journalist Kia Handley its all about mental health issues in rural and regional Australia.



OPMHFA

April 28th, 2021 Posted by: Melanie King


Support after Suicide Newsletter No. 127

January 29th, 2021 Posted by: Melanie King

Support after Suicide Newsletter No. 127 Jan/Feb 2021 from the Department of Forensic Medicine – link to PDF here



Support After Suicide Newsletter No.126

November 20th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

Support after Suicide Newsletter No. 126 November/December 2020 from the Department of Forensic Medicine – link to PDF here.



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: […]



Bega Valley Community Directory

November 13th, 2020 Posted by: Melanie King

Bega Valley Community Directory aims to provide information on community groups and organisations in one easy location . Currently houses 383 listings across 106 categories. Browse by services. Arts & Culture Children & Youth Community Crisis & Emergency Support Disabilty Education, Training & Empoyment Government Halls, Cemeteries & Facilities Health & Wellbeing Indigenous & Multicultural […]



“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 […]



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