LifeSpan Newcastle, in partnership with R U OK? is delighted to announce the recipients of its R U OK?Day local community grants.
Gus Worland, presenter of men’s mental health and suicide prevention media campaign Man Up, is the recipient of this year's Suicide Prevention Australia Media LiFE Award, presented at the National Conference in Brisbane last night.
Hunter Institute of Mental Health staff are actively preparing to facilitate a range of presentations as part of this year’s National Suicide Prevention Conference in Brisbane.
We know that over 3,000 people take their lives each year across the country and this issue is getting more attention and more focus than ever before. But what is less known and less talked about, is the number of people who attempt suicide each year and the impacts that this behaviour has on those individuals and the loved ones who care for them.