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Tag: Suicide prevention

‘Finding connections’ strong mental health message

"We all have a role to play" - that was the message behind Uniting's inaugural Mental Health Day at Dixon Park on Friday.

Annual Out of the Shadows Walk honours loved ones lost

Hundreds of local residents will come together in Newcastle this week to remember loved ones lost to suicide.

Filmmaker Jye Currie joins Craig Hamilton in ‘The Promise’

Newcastle filmmaker Jye Currie is producing a film version of former ABC journalist Craig Hamilton's book 'Broken Open'.

New mental health services to support the Hunter

Cost and availability are being blamed for hampering access to mental health services among the region’s most vulnerable. In a recently conducted Needs Assessment survey, the Hunter, New England and Central Coast Primary...

Lifeline to answer more calls for help thanks to Glencore investment

An additional 30 crisis supporters will be trained to meet the demand of calls to Lifeline Hunter thanks to $100,000 from Glencore.

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.

5m Australians hit by suicide during pandemic

One in four Australians report knowing someone who died by suicide during the past 12 months of the pandemic - the equivalent of five million people - with social isolation, the economy and jobs driving concerns, particularly amongst women.

Hunter Water joins Lifeline Hunter to support Newy 100

Hearts will be pounding and legs burning when eight Hunter Water employees join forces to complete a challenging 100km charity event on foot in a show of support for Lifeline Hunter’s vital...
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