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Tag: World Suicide Prevention Day

Lifeline live panel discussion replaces Newcastle dawn walk

With COVID-19 lockdowns preventing World Suicide Prevention Day walks in Newcastle, Lifeline will go online with a panel discussion and a virtual garden for people to connect, listen and talk about the issue.

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.

Clubs join forces for mental health round

Northern NSW Football and Newcastle Netball Association have joined forces to encourage players, supporters, and volunteers to connect with one another this weekend. Initially scheduled for July, Mental Health Awareness Round was initiated...

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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