‘The Collaborative’ is simply a term we use to describe the organisations and individuals who have come together to reduce suicide deaths and attempts in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region. It consists of representatives from more than 40 significant organisations across health, education, community, local media, police, ambulance, employment agencies, Aboriginal organisations, local councils, and transport, as well as lived experience advocates.
Dear Illawarra Shoalhaven residents, families, and community Re: Responding to suicide in our community As you may know our communities have been profoundly saddened by a number of suicide deaths.Read more
If you need additional help or support this Christmas, you are not alone.Read more
When Jodi Bush lost her husband to suicide in 2013 she had no idea where to turn to for help.Read more
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) and the National Mental Health Commission (NMHC) have launched a new website as part of Australia's first National Suicide and Self-harm Monitoring System.Read more