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Lake Mac teen says RU OK?Day “saves lives”

Sixteen-year-old Cameron Park resident Tiarnah Bartley is hoping the Hunter community will rally behind RU OK?Day on Thursday 9th September.

Upper Hunter’s Where There’s a Will honoured for suicide prevention work

An Upper Hunter not-for-profit organisation has been recognised for its outstanding suicide prevention work. Scone-based Where There’s a Will (WTAW) picked up the education accolade at the 2021 Barbara Hocking Memorial Awards. The prestigious...

A year in review: September 2020

September marked the beginning of spring in the Hunter and, unfortunately, the start of the swooping season. In the latest entry to the Newcastle Weekly's year in review, we're looking at the...

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...

Musician urges community to check in on their mates

Jacob Ridgeway believes one simple question could help save a life. The Newcastle-based musician and R U OK? ambassador is urging the community to check in on their mates during the annual event...

Coaches encouraged to ask ‘Hey Sport, R U OK?’

With junior sports returning to courts, fields and pitches across the Hunter this month, coaches are being urged to have an important conversation with their athletes. To assist, a national suicide prevention organisation...
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