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'Next Steps' program provides peer support for people at risk of suicide

'Next Steps' program provides peer support for people at risk of suicide

'Next Steps' is a mental health program for people in Southern Eastern NSW run by Grand Pacific Health (GPH) and supported by funding from COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN.

Express your interest: Mental Health Screening and Support Package

Express your interest: Mental Health Screening and Support Package

COORDINARE - South Eastern NSW PHN and the Black Dog Institute are seeking Expressions of Interest from general practices to utilise a new mental health screening and support package to better equip them with the skills and resources to identify and support people in distress, as this is seen to be one of the most promising interventions for reducing suicide.

New approach to suicide prevention launched

New approach to suicide prevention launched

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative officially launched the Black Dog Institute’s LifeSpan trial in the Illawarra Shoalhaven on Thursday 14 September. LifeSpan is a new evidence-based, integrated approach to suicide prevention. It combines nine strategies that have strong evidence for suicide prevention into one community-led approach.

Important information re: mental health services in South Eastern NSW

Important information re: mental health services in South Eastern NSW

1 July 2017 marks the start of COORDINARE’s exciting new mental health and suicide prevention commissioning plan, with more than $4. 3 million invested in new service arrangements for psychological therapies, support for complex mental health needs, and community-based suicide prevention aftercare in South Eastern NSW.

COORDINARE announces funding of local mental health services

COORDINARE announces funding of local mental health services

COORDINARE has announced more than $4.3 million in funding for new mental health and suicide prevention services for people who live in South Eastern NSW.

Upcoming co-design workshops for mental health and suicide prevention in our region

Upcoming co-design workshops for mental health and suicide prevention in our region

COORDINARE is calling on local consumers, carers and service providers to have their say in a series of co-design workshops.

Regional strategy and stepped care model for mental health and suicide prevention

Regional strategy and stepped care model for mental health and suicide prevention

COORDINARE is currently in the process of developing a Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy.

New approach to suicide prevention to be implemented in Illawarra Shoalhaven

New approach to suicide prevention to be implemented in Illawarra Shoalhaven

The Illawarra Shoalhaven region has been selected to take part in Australia’s largest integrated suicide prevention program expected to reduce suicide deaths by 20% and suicide attempts by 30%.

Mental health report: Care after a suicide attempt

Mental health report: Care after a suicide attempt

A national study, Care After A Suicide Attempt (CAASA), shows one third of people presenting to hospital following a suicide attempt will receive no mental health follow-up. Every year around 60,000 people make a suicide attempt.