Children’s Grief Awareness Day 17th November 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Children's Grief Awareness Day is designed to help us all become more aware of the needs of grieving children — and of the benefits they obtain through the support of others. Children's Grief Awareness Day is an opportunity to make sure that grieving children receive the support they need. For...

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International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]November 19th 2022 marks International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. This is a day when survivors of suicide loss can come together to find connection, understanding, hope and healing. Losing someone close through suicide is a devastating experience and can be overwhelming and incomprehensible. While grief is a natural reaction...

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R U OK? 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="15401" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] R U OK? Day is a national day of action when we remind Australians that every day is the day to  ask, ‘are you OK?’ and start a meaningful conversation whenever they spot the signs that someone they care about might be struggling with life. R...

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Free Webinar: Shining a Light on Suicide Prevention

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7208" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] World Suicide Prevention Day webinar Time: 10:30am-11:30am AEST (Sydney/ Melbourne time) World Suicide Prevention Day is about raising awareness of suicide in our communities and identifying where and how we can work together towards a world without suicide. Suicide Prevention Australia are hosting a free webinar to...

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Suicide Prevention Australia Symposium 19-22 April 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="3505" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]The Suicide Prevention Australia Symposium 2021 presents a unique opportunity to bring the brightest minds together and latest thinking to promote excellence in suicide prevention. This online event provides a gateway to unite suicide prevention experts to showcase evidence-based solutions and robust discussion, focused on solutions for...

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Suicide Prevention Australia States in Focus 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Announcing: 2021 States in Focus Week  Date: Monday 8 February to Thursday 11 February 2021 (one event each day) Time: 12:00 – 12:45pm AEDT (Sydney/Canberra/Melbourne time) Cost: Member – Free | Non-Member – $25 | Student – $15 Suicide Prevention Australia is thrilled to announce that our recently launched Joint...

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Grief and trauma support for Australia’s aged care sector announced by the Australian Government.

The Australian Government is investing $12.4 million in a Grief and Trauma Response Package to ensure support is available for those affected by COVID-19 across the aged care sector. If you would like to learn more please click here

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First responders, suicide and grief

The term ‘first responder’ refers to the men and women of the emergency services – police, ambulance, fire and rescue and State Emergency Services employees and volunteers – who support public health and safety by responding to, and preventing, emergency situations. When a first responder takes their own life there...

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Facing Coronavirus

As we face the challenges of dealing with the impact of the Coronavirus, it is worth remembering that, in Australia and around the world, we have faced significant challenges before. Apart from the devastation of the two World Wars in the 20th century, the world was confronted with the Spanish...

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GriefLink: Australian National Bushfire Emergencies

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We at GriefLink are very aware of the devastating impact of last summer’s Australian Bushfire Emergency and the return of bushfires now in the summer of 2020-2021.  In the disaster of 2019-2020, people lost family members and friends, homes and other property, livestock, wild animals and pets, income, as...

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