• Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative (the Collaborative) is the coming together of more than 70 individuals, including representatives from 30 local organisations, community members and people with lived experience of suicide. 


Working toward the common goal of reducing suicides in the Illawarra Shoalhaven, members contribute time, expertise, and resources to develop, implement, and  evaluate whole-of-community suicide prevention and postvention strategies. 


Trusting relationships and mutual respect are are the heart of everything we do. 


Click through to read about how we work across our region.


As part of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative's partnership with the Illawarra Mercury for the #care2qpr campaign, QPR licences are currently FREE.  


Click here to access your FREE #care2qpr licence.

Recent news

#care2qpr: Importance of postvention support for people bereaved by suicide

23 September 2023

Hope lost her father and brother to suicide - this is why she wants people to talk about it.

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Support is available for those left behind after suicide

23 September 2023

As we learn more about suicide bereavement and the unique ways this type of grief and loss impacts individuals, families, and communities, we understand that effective suicide postvention support is in fact suicide prevention in action.

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#care2qpr: How suicidal distress can show in men

15 September 2023

For Mark Ellis, talking about suicide is a regular part of life.

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The Illawarra Mercury relaunches 2023 #care2qpr suicide prevention campaign

9 September 2023

"Silence is thunderous" and that is why Ann Frankham wants people to talk about suicide.

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