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Welcome to our September 2019 update

In these updates, we let you know what’s happening in suicide prevention locally, highlight some interesting recent articles, and invite you to attend some great training opportunities. For more information, you can also go to

As always, we would love to hear any feedback or suggestions on other things you’d like to learn about in future updates. You can email us at

Please feel free to forward this on to other health professionals. They can sign up to receive these updates directly by clicking here.

Alex and Emma


What's happening?

Celebrate R U OK? Day with the Collaborative

Join us for a community celebration on R U OK? Day, Thursday 12 September, 2019. 

The event is a great opportunity to learn what's been achieved in local suicide prevention, and what lies ahead.

The event will also feature the release of our first Report Card and a mini documentary screening. 

  • Date: Thursday 12 September, 2019
  • Time: 8:30 - 10:30am
  • Venue: The Kiama Pavilion (2 Bong Bong Rd, Kiama) 

Please RSVP to by Friday 6 September!


Training opportunities

Just 5 funded spots left for Recovery Camp 2019!

Established in 2013, Recovery Camp is an evidence-based program with a focus on mental health recovery, education and research. It's a collaborative learning experience where health professionals, students and people living with mental illness contribute in equal measure.
"Recovery Camp was an extremely impactful experience. I returned with a renewed sense of perspective, deeper insight into my own work and how it can reach those with complex needs." - Caitlin

Health professionals working in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region, or those managing staff in the region, can still apply for a funded placement via Expression of Interest (EOI). Hurry - there are only 5 spots left! 

here to find out more or contact