Everymindis sharing some exciting news that will mean a change for our team and our stakeholders over the next 18 months.
As announced today at the 2019 National Suicide Prevention Conference in Melbourne, our Director Jaelea Skehan will be taking some extended leave from Everymindto take on a new national leadership role in suicide prevention.
The week ahead is set to be a busy one for the mental health and suicide prevention sector with more than 700 delegates due to arrive in Melbourne today ahead of the 2019 National Suicide Prevention Conference (NSPC), which runs Tuesday 23 July to Thursday 25 July.
This week once again you can hardly open a social media channel without seeing commentary about 13 Reasons Why – a Netflix drama series that explores issues affecting young people, including suicide. This time it is centred around the news that Netflix taken steps to edit explicit scenes from season one of 13 Reasons Why, consequently setting a worldwide precedent for entertainment media.
Everymindis pleased to support a campaign urging Novocastrians to dedicate an hour of their time this July to learning how to save a local life.
Twelve well-known local identities have joined the call, encouraging Newcastle locals to take advantage of Question Persuade Refer (QPR), a free, online training program that provides people with the tools to have a conversation around suicide prevention.
With three weeks to go until the National Suicide Prevention Conference 2019 (NSPC19) in Melbourne from 22-25 July, Everymindis calling on individuals throughout the suicide prevention and mental health sector to take collective action to support The National Communications Charter (The Charter).