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Sheridan’s selfless Odyssey for BDI shows no signs of slowing down

Novocastrian Robert “Bob” Sheridan rode more than 11,000 kilometres across Australia last year for a good cause.

McKie Memorial Concert a Friday fundraiser for two big causes

She's lost both her parents but 20-year-old Charlotte McKie is using that setback for a greater good... and she's inviting you to help her.

After 12,000km, Bob’s cycling back home to Newy

Even though he won’t want to see another bike for a while, Novocastrian Robert “Bob” Sheridan admits his 11,000km-plus trek has been “cathartic”.

Bob Sheridan’s on a mission to save lives

St Mary’s Catholic College Gateshead teacher Robert "Bob" Sheridan will ride more than 11,000 kilometres for the Black Dog Institute.

Newcastle Permanent employee’s heartfelt gesture to honour brother-in-law

Following a recent gratuity of more than $13,300, Newcastle Permanent’s CommunityAssist Employee Donation Program surpassed a major milestone.

Accessing free mental health training

The CareFlight team are among 15,000 NSW people to undertake free Black Dog Institute mental health training funded by the NSW Government.

Mental health issues do not define who you are, says advocate

Mental health matters. That’s the driving force behind Newcastle-based advocate and Black Dog Institute volunteer Elliot Waters’ work. The 30-year-old is a Breaking Down Depression presenter, where, through a 45-minute session, he talks about...

Short film promotes supporting those who are struggling

R U OK? Day coincides with World Suicide Prevention Day this year. To mark the national day of action R U OK? has launched an interactive role play video to encourage Australians to...
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