When it comes to suicide prevention and the prevention of mental ill-health, collaboration and collective action drives a great deal of the work that Everymind does.
What contributes to this and to the collective goals of the suicide prevention and mental health sector is individual action and support.
For the first time, the Australian government has today announced appointment of an advisor who will provide strategic guidance on suicide prevention direct to the Prime Minster.
Everymind is 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, Everymind is calling on individuals throughout the suicide prevention and mental health sector to take collective action to support The National Communications Charter (The Charter).
More than 120 people from the Hunter New England suicide prevention and mental health sector attended a Towards Zero Suicide event at the Mater Hospital today.
More than 10,000 people are expected to tune in to the 2019 Suicide Prevention Summit tomorrow, which is one of Australia’s largest online suicide prevention conferences.
Everymind Director, Jaelea Skehan will be among more than 15 mental health and suicide prevention sector leaders’, practitioners, researchers, authors and educators who will be presenting online via the Summit.
Everymind welcomes the Australian Government announcement of $736 million to support and strengthen services for people living with mental ill-health, including $461 million for youth mental health and suicide prevention in the 2019/2020 Federal Budget.
Everymind is pleased to announce it will be Principal Sponsor of the 2019 National Suicide Prevention Conference being held 22-25 July in Melbourne.
Everymind team member and LifeSpan Newcastle Coordinator, Dr Katie McGill has been named as one of the first six recipients to receive Higher Degree Research Scholarships under the National Suicide Prevention Research Fund.
The legacy of well-known Hunter psychologist, educator and leader, Professor Trevor Waring AM will be honoured at a special free public lecture in Newcastle on Thursday 15 November.