Sign up to Question, Persuade and Refer (QPR) training which will help you recognise warning signs for suicide and help others in need!

 

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‚Äôs 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 >

 bd logols logo

Recent news

Funded placements are still available for health professionals to attend Recovery Camp!

28 June 2019

Are you a health professional in the Illawarra Shoalhaven with an interest in mental health and suicide prevention?

Read more

The power of people with lived experience working together

26 April 2019

The power of people with lived experience working together has been highlighted by the NSW Mental Health Commission.

Read more

Help us spread the word about help available in our region!

3 April 2019

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative has recently developed a 'Where to go for support' resource for adults that highlights key mental health and other supports available in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region.

Read more

Collaborative sums up successes with new Progress Report!

22 March 2019

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative has recently released its third Progress Report, summing up milestones and achievements to date, as well as next steps for the future.

Read more

Get involved with the collaborative

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

Find out how >