Suicide Prevention Coordinator

The Suicide Prevention Coordinator will work under the direction of the Health Promotion Unit Manager to coordinate the development and delivery of evidence-based, effective and culturally safe initiatives to support those affected by or vulnerable to suicide. The position holder will play a key role in the management, delivery and evaluation of programs and coordinate

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Common Thread is a six-part documentary web series in which Australians from all walks of life share their journeys with mental health, and tell us about the tools and tactics that have supported their recovery.

In this episode film maker, Darius Devas, explores losing his friend and Indigenous poet Alice Eather, to suicide and the the importance of talking about feelings when times are tough. As Darius says: “At the end of the day, I can’t lose another friend like Alice. We need to have these conversations.”

#mentalheath #mentalhealthmatters #endthestigma

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program contains images and voices of people who have died.

This episode discusses the impact of losing a friend and loved one to suicide and conveys the impact of loss. If you need support, please reach out to Lifeline on 13 11 14.

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MHACA staff and participants came together and shared some stories and lunch for R U OK Day. Thanks to Sally for her performance!

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MHACA staff and participants came together and shared some stories and lunch for R U OK Day. Thanks to Sally for her performance!

#endthestigma #RUOK?

Today is R U OK Day, a national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that every day is the day to ask, “Are you ok?” and support those struggling with life's ups and downs.

Check in and be prepared to have the conversation with those around you www.ruok.org.au/how-to-ask

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Today is R U OK Day, a national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that every day is the day to ask, “Are you ok?” and support those struggling with lifes ups and downs.

Check in and be prepared to have the conversation with those around you https://www.ruok.org.au/how-to-ask

#mentalhealth #suicideprevention

Thankyou to Yirara College students and the community members who participated in the World Suicide Prevention Day walk here in Alice Springs. It was great to see more than 100 community members participate in the event.

Let's continue to work together to prevent suicide.

#suicideprevention #endthestigma
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Thankyou to Yirara College students and the community members who participated in the World Suicide Prevention Day walk here in Alice Springs. It was great to see more than 100 community members participate in the event.

Lets continue to work together to prevent suicide.

#suicideprevention #endthestigma

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. If you are in Alice Springs help us shine a light on suicide prevention by joining us for a smoking ceremony and community walk at 4.30pm, Todd River Lawns opposite the Todd Tavern.

#suicideprevention #endthestigma
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Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. If you are in Alice Springs help us shine a light on suicide prevention by joining us for a smoking ceremony and community walk at 4.30pm, Todd River Lawns opposite the Todd Tavern.

#suicideprevention #endthestigma

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Thanks to the Centralian Advocate for featuring the community walk for World Suicide Prevention Day next Tuesday 10th September, with MHACA staff Billie-Jo Wesley and Nicole Pietsch.

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Thanks to the Centralian Advocate for featuring the community walk for World Suicide Prevention Day next Tuesday 10th September, with MHACA staff Billie-Jo Wesley and Nicole Pietsch.

#suicideprevention #WorldSuicidePreventionDay #WSPD19

World Suicide Prevention Day is next Tuesday 10th September. Join us in Alice Springs for a smoking ceremony and community walk. Meet at 4.30pm on the Todd River Lawns, opposite the Todd Tavern on Leichhardt Terrace. ... See MoreSee Less