• Who we are

    The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative was established in August 2015 to address the unacceptably high rates of suicide within the Illawarra Shoalhaven.

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  • Invitation

    The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative invites you to the official launch of the Black Dog Institute’s Lifespan project in the region.

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Find out how you can join the Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative today, and be part of the movement to help reduce suicide deaths by 20% and suicide attempts by 30%.

 

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative 

Suicide rates in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region remain higher than NSW averages, with 40-60 suicides reported each year.     

The Collaborative was recently successful in its application to be a trial site for Lifespan, Australia’s largest integrated suicide prevention program being rolled out in four locations across NSW, expected to reduce suicide deaths by 20% and suicide attempts by 30%. 

Find out more about Lifespan >

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Recent news

LifeSpan official launch - You're invited!

18 August 2017

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative invites you to the official launch of the Black Dog Institute’s Lifespan project in the region.

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Mindframe brings media training to Illawarra Shoalhaven

18 August 2017

Illawarra Shoalhaven is working together to reduce suicide by doing what works.

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ISLHD Community Mental Health Consumer Consultation

14 August 2017

Adult Community Mental Health (ISLHD) are looking at how they can improve how they provide services to you.

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ISLHD Community Mental Health (Adult) - Model of Care / Service Provider Consultation

15 June 2017

Over the next few months, the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) Community Mental Health Service (Adult) will be reviewing, designing and implementing their Model of Care (Moc).

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Get involved with the collaborative

The collaborative consists of representatives of more than 20 significant organisations, as well as lived experience advocates.

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